from Act II of the Italian opera Il Barbiere di Siviglia
by Gioacchino Rossini
Libretto: Cesare Sterbini
, servant to Doctor Bartolo
Voice Part: mezzo-soprano Fach: lyric mezzo
Setting: The music room of Dr. Bartolo.
Synopsis: After much commotion, Berta wonders why people in love act so crazily, but at the same time, wishes she wasn't so old so she could find out for herself.