from Act I of the French opera Carmen
by Georges Bizet
Libretto: Henri Meilhac
, a young girl from Don José's village, in love with him
Voice Part: soprano Fach: lyric soprano
Setting: A mountain pass
Synopsis: Searching for Don José, who she still loves in spite of the smugglers, Micaëla finds herself alone in the mountains. Frightened, she prays for courage.