from Act I of the Italian opera Turandot
by Giacomo Puccini
Libretto: Giuseppe Adami
, the "Unknown Prince", son of Timur
Voice Part: tenor Fach: dramatic tenor/heldentenor
Setting: The streets of Peking
Synopsis: After Liú begs him tearfully not to risk his life by playing a deadly game to win the Princess Turandot, Calaf responds to her gently, asking her not to weep.