There are few places in the world as scandalous as Naples, Italy. From streetside pickpockets to the maniacal scooterists and absent traffic laws, to the underworld mafia, it can be a downright scary place — and they say that nowadays, street action aside, it’s at a law-abiding zenith. So imagine that city 300 years ago, before its edges got as polished and tourist-friendly as they are today. Sounds like the perfect setting for an opera,... More >>>