from Act I, Scene 1 of the Italian opera L'Italiana in Algeri
by Gioacchino Rossini
Libretto: Angelo Anelli
, a young Italian in love with Isabella, also a slave of Mustafa
Voice Part: tenor Fach: tenor leggiero
Setting: The palace of the Bey of Algiers, Algeria, early 19th century
Synopsis: Lindoro is unhappy because he is far from his love, Isabella. He fears that he will never see her again. The only pleasure that he has in slavery is the thought of her.