from Act I of the Italian opera Le Nozze di Figaro
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Libretto: Lorenzo da Ponte
, valet to the Count of Almaviva, betrothed to Susanna
Voice Part: bass-baritone Fach: bass-baritone
Setting: A room in Count Almaviva's castle
Synopsis: After the Count orders Cherubino to leave and join the Seville regiment for his romantic indiscretions, Figaro tells Cherubino that he must give up his easy life and his women and become a soldier.