Luciano Pavarotti sings Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Un’aura amorosa (English: “A loving breath”), a famous aria from Mozart’s Così fan tutte, ossia La scuola degli amanti (Thus Do They All, or The School for Lovers), K. 588 an Italian-language opera buffa in two acts. The libretto was written by Lorenzo Da Ponte, who also wrote Le nozze di Figaro and Don Giovanni. From the 1988 Lincoln Center recital with James Levine on the piano.

Pavarotti sings Un’aura amorosa (Mozart). From the 1988 Lincoln Center recital with James Levine.

Un’aura amorosa Lyrics


Un’aura amorosa
Del nostro tesoro
Un dolce ristoro
Al cor porgerà;

Al cor che, nudrito
Da speme, da amore,
Di un’esca migliore
Bisogno non ha.

English translation

A breath of love
From our treasures
Will offer sweet sustenance
To our hearts

A heart nourished
By hope, by love
Has no need
Of a greater lure.


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