Huguenots, Les (‘The Huguenots’)
- Steven Huebner
Grand opera in five acts by giacomo Meyerbeer to a libretto by eugène Scribe and Emile Deschamps; Paris, Opéra, 29 February 1836.
On hearing the soprano Cornélie Falcon sing the part of Alice in Robert le diable during summer 1832, Meyerbeer resolved that she would take a leading role in his next opera, together with the tenor Adolphe Nourrit and the bass Nicholas Levasseur. The groundwork for ...