from Act I, Scene I of the Italian opera Rigoletto
by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto: Francesco Maria Piave
Voice Part: tenor Fach: lyric tenor
Setting: A hall in the palace of the Duke of Mantua
Synopsis: After he discloses his wish to woo the Countess Ceprano, the Duke is warned that the Countess has a jealous husband. The Duke replies that he will go after any woman that he wants and that he won't be scared off by any jealous husbands.