from Act II of the Italian opera Agrippina
by George Frideric Handel
Libretto: Cardinal Vincenzo Grimani
, Claudio's lieutenant
Voice Part: contralto Fach: contralto|male contralto
Setting: Rome, 1st century AD
Synopsis: Ottone tells Pallante and Narciso that he is innocent of the crimes he is accused of by his former love Poppea and Emperor Claudio. He explains his sorrow to them.