from Act I of the French opera Iphigénie en Tauride
by Christoph Willibald Gluck
Libretto: Guillard François
, Priestess of Diana
Voice Part: soprano
Synopsis: Iphigénie has been saved from the sacrificial altar by the goddess Diana, who takes her to Tauride as her high priestess. Following a bad dream in which she thinks her entire family, including her brother Orestes, is dead, Iphigénie appeals to Diana, who saved her life, to now let her die.