from Act III of the Italian opera Idomeneo
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Libretto: Gianbattista Varesco
, son of Idomeneo
Voice Part: soprano|mezzo-soprano Fach: lyric mezzo|lyric soprano
Setting: A square in front of Idomeneo's palace
Synopsis: After agreeing to let his father sacrifice him to Neptune to appease the angry god, Idamantes declares that he does not fear death if it gives peace to his father's land and to his beloved Ilia.