from Act I of the Italian opera Mitridate, Rè di Ponto
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Libretto: Vittorio Amedeo Cigna-Santi
, the Governor of Nymphea
Voice Part: soprano Fach: male soprano
Setting: a square in the Macedonian port of Nymphaeum
Synopsis: Arbate stops a fight between Farnace and Sifare and tells them to show respect for their father Mitridate.