Lascia ch’io pianga

Let me weep my cruel fate, and sigh for liberty. May sorrow break these chains Of my sufferings, for pity's sake Sung here by Patricia Petibon Lascia ch'io pianga is a soprano aria by composer George Frideric Handel which has become a popular concert piece. The melody for the song began its life as an Asian dance in his 1705 opera Almira. As … Continue reading Lascia ch’io pianga