from Act I, Scene I of the Italian opera Don Giovanni
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Libretto: Lorenzo da Ponte
, servant of Don Giovanni
Voice Part: bass Fach: lyric bass
Setting: A courtyard in the Commandatore's palace
Synopsis: As the opera opens, Leporello complains that he always has to do the boring work. While his master, Don Giovanni, gets to dally with beautiful women, Leporello just gets to stand outside and keep watch.