from Act II of the Italian opera La Gioconda
by Amilcare Ponchielli
Libretto: Arrigo Boito
Role: Enzo Grimaldo
, a Genoese nobleman
Voice Part: tenor Fach: spinto tenor
Setting: The deck of Enzo's ship, 17th century
Synopsis: As Enzo stands watch on his ship, he awaits the arrival of his love Laura. He sings of the sea and sky around him and his love.