(Mozart: La finta giardiniera). Sop. The Marchese Violante Onesti, disguised as a gardener's assistant at the house of the mayor. She is searching for her beloved, Belfiore, who has gone into hiding after he stabbed her and believed her to be dead. He arrives as the prospective husband of the mayor's niece, but she admits her identity and they are reunited. Created (1775) by Rosa Manservisi.