Danutė Mileika, mezzo-soprano, as Laura, asks
The Madonna for aid. Laura has just had a secret meeting with the man she loves. David Edgar Walther, bass-baritone, plays her husband, Alvise Badoero, a member of the Venetian Inquisition, He confronts her about the rendezvous. Music is from "La Gioconda" by Amilcare Ponchielli. The pianist is Tanya Shrago, with The Acting Singers Project.