The Plain and Visible Truth

La Santissima Trinita (The Most Holy Trinity) is among the last of Alessandro Scarlatti’s numerous oratorios. Originally performed in May of 1715, it dramatizes a theological debate in which Faith, Theology, Unbelief, Time, and Charity contend for the final word on the nature of the Almighty. Contemporary critics cannot deny the masterful beauty of theContinue reading “The Plain and Visible Truth”