from Act I, Scene 1 of the Italian opera L'Elisir d'Amore
by Gaetano Donizetti
Libretto: Felice Romani
, a rich young farm owner
Voice Part: soprano Fach: soubrette
Setting: The lawn of Adina's farm in an Italian village, 19th century
Synopsis: Adina has found the story of Tristan and Isolda and gathers her farmfolk to tell it to them. She tells them the story of how Tristan drank a love potion and caused Isolda fall in love with him. She wishes that she could find a potion like that.