from Act III of the Italian opera I Puritani
by Vincenzo Bellini
Libretto: Count Carlo Pepoli
Role: Lord Arturo Talbot
, a Cavalier, in love with Elvira
Voice Part: tenor Fach: tenor leggiero
Setting: A terrace in a wooded park near Elvira's dwelling place, Plymouth, England, during the English Civil War (1649)
Synopsis: Arturo is happy to be free of the pursuit of Riccardo and asks Elvira to come to his arms.