Princesse jaune, La (‘The Yellow Princess’)
- Hugh Macdonald
Opéra comique in one act by Camille Saint-Saëns to a libretto by Louis Gallet ; Paris, Opéra-Comique (Salle Favart), 12 June 1872.
The third of Saint-Saëns’ operas to be composed, La princesse jaune was the first to be performed and the first fruit of his friendship and collaboration with Louis Gallet. It was commissioned by Du Locle for the Opéra-Comique as compensation for not being able to mount ...