from Act II, Scene V of the Italian opera Don Giovanni
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Libretto: Lorenzo da Ponte
Role: Donna Anna
, a noblewoman, Don Ottavio's fiancee, daughter of Commendatore Seville.
Voice Part: soprano Fach: dramatic coloratura
Setting: A room in the palace of Donna Anna
Synopsis: Donna Anna, who is still strongly affected by her father's death, asks that Don Ottavio cease talking about marriage until she has had time to get over this tragedy. She still loves him, she says, but would like him to be patient.