from Act II, Scene 1 of the Italian opera La Forza del Destino
by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto: Francesco Maria Piave
Role: Don Carlo
, the son of the Marquis of Calatrava
Voice Part: baritone Fach: lyric baritone
Setting: The village of Hornachuelos
Synopsis: Don Carlo is looking for his sister and her lover who murdered his father. The mayor oh Honachuelos asks him for his story and Carlo responds by telling the people in the inn that he is Pereda, an honor student at Salamanca.