from Act I of the Italian opera Idomeneo
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Libretto: Gianbattista Varesco
, daughter of King Priam of Troy
Voice Part: soprano Fach: lyric coloratura
Setting: The apartments of Ilia in Idomeneo's palace
Synopsis: Ilia despairs that she will never see her father or brothers again. She blames Greece, but realizes that she is becoming enamored with Idamantes, the King's son.