from Act II of the Italian opera Simon Boccanegra
by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto: Francesco Maria Piave
Role: Gabriele Adorno
, a citizen of Genoa
Voice Part: tenor Fach: dramatic tenor/heldentenor
Setting: the palace of the Doge, Genoa, mid 14th century
Synopsis: Believing that Simon and Amelia are "enjoying each other", Gabriele goes into a jealous rage and then regresses into sadness.