from Act II of the Italian opera I Puritani
by Vincenzo Bellini
Libretto: Count Carlo Pepoli
Role: Sir Giorgio Walton
, a Puritan, brother of Lord Gualterio Walton
Voice Part: bass Fach: lyric bass
Setting: A hall in the castle near Plymouth, England, during the English Civil War (1649)
Synopsis: Giorgio tells the inhabitants of the Castle, at their urging, about Elvira's health.