from Act II of the Italian opera La Clemenza di Tito
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Libretto: Pietro Metastasio
Role: Annius (Annio)
, Sextus's friend who is in love with Servilia
Voice Part: soprano Fach: male soprano|lyric soprano|lyric soprano
Setting: The Imperial garden
Synopsis: Sextus and Annius meet after Sextus set fire to the city and tried to kill the Emporer. Sextus believes he must leave the country, but Annius tries to persuade him that it was a mistake and that Titus will forgive all if Sextus returns and confesses.