from Act III of the Italian opera Edgar
by Giacomo Puccini
Libretto: Ferdinando Fontana
, a young woman in love with Edgar, sister of Frank and daughter of Gualtiero
Voice Part: soprano Fach: lyric soprano
Setting: the front of a fortress, Courtray, Flanders, late 19th century
Synopsis: Fidelia believes that Edgar has died as a great hero in battle. At his funeral, she sings farewell to her one true love, asking him to wait for her in Heaven.