from Act II of the Italian opera Le Nozze di Figaro
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Libretto: Lorenzo da Ponte
, maid to the Countess of Almaviva, fiancee of Figaro
Voice Part: soprano Fach: soubrette
Setting: The Countess's bedroom
Synopsis: Susanna sings this aria as she attempts to dress Cherubino up as a woman. Her task is made more difficult though because he continually tries to squirm away and flirt with the Countess.