from Act IV of the Italian opera Le Nozze di Figaro
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Libretto: Lorenzo da Ponte
Role: Don Basilio
, a music master
Voice Part: tenor Fach: buffo tenor
Setting: The garden of Count Almaviva
Synopsis: Figaro has just discovered that Susanna and the Count have planned to meet. The Countess is planning to dress up as Susanna but Figaro does not know this and therefore is angry. He tells Bartolo and Don Basilio about Susanna's infidelity and, after he leaves, Basilio comments that such behavior is typical for the young.