Cosi: a scam opera?

Two happy couples, one master con-man, one perfect bet

With over 4 million instances of fraud bringing untold misery in the UK every year, scams are a scourge on our modern society.  And yet, despite the need for art to address the key issues facing its audience there are few operas with much say about scams.  Few, that is, apart from Cosi fan Tutte.