|La Gioconda Synopsis|
|La Gioconda Libretto|
|Gioconda / Laura Adorno|
|Soprano / Mezzo-Soprano|
|Previous scene:||La attesi e il tempo colsi|
|Next scene:||Il mio braccio t'affera|
From Ponchielli's opera La Gioconda. Laura, wife of a Venetian official, comes by night to a lagoon. There her lover's ship is moored. She awaits him on the dock, but La Gioconda arrives. Both women are in love with the same man, Enzo Grimaldo. It is a less than cordial encounter.