from Act II of the Italian opera Agrippina
by George Frideric Handel
Libretto: Cardinal Vincenzo Grimani
, the wife of Emperor Claudio, mother of Nerone
Voice Part: soprano Fach: lyric coloratura
Setting: Rome, 1st century AD
Synopsis: After she convinces Emperor Claudio to announce that her son Nerone will be the next emperor, Agrippina delights in the success of her goals.