from Act IV, Scene 2 of the Italian opera La Forza del Destino
by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto: Francesco Maria Piave
, the daughter of the Marquis of Calatrava
Voice Part: soprano Fach: spinto
Setting: Outside the cave where Leonora has come to live out her remaining days in repentance.
Synopsis: Leonora calls for peace from God on her tortued soul. She still loves Alvaro after all these years and the bad things that have happened. She calls upon God to end her suffering.