from Act II, Scene 2 of the German opera Parsifal
by Richard Wagner
Libretto: Richard Wagner
, cursed to live forever until someone resists her charms
Voice Part: soprano Fach: dramatic soprano
Setting: Klingsor's castle, the island of Montsalvat, Spain, later ninth century
Synopsis: Kundry explains to Parsifal about her difficult life and the curse that has been set upon her. Throughout the tale, she continus to try and seduce Parsifal, hoping that he will think it will remove her sin.