from Act I of the Italian opera Adriana Lecouvreur
by Francesco Cilèa
Libretto: Arturo Colautti
, the Count of Saxony
Voice Part: tenor Fach: spinto
Setting: backstage at the Comédie-Française, Paris, 1730
Synopsis: Before the show, the lovers Adriana and Maurizio meet and Maurizio reconfirms his undying love for Adriana.