from Act II of the French opera Les Pêcheurs de Perles
by Georges Bizet
Libretto: Michel Carré
, a priestess of Brahma
Voice Part: soprano Fach: lyric coloratura
Setting: The ruins of a Hindu temple in Ceylon in ancient times
Synopsis: Léïla realizes that she loves Nadir. She sings of this newfound love and the care with which Nadir guards her from harm.