Le Huron (The Huron) is a French opéra comique in two acts by André Grétry. The libretto is by Jean François Marmontel based on the story L'Ingénu (1767) by Voltaire. It was the composer's first big success with Parisian audiences.
|Role||Voice type||Premiere Cast, 20 August 1768 |
|The Huron||baritone||Joseph "Giuseppe" Caillot|
|An officer||tenor||Jean-Baptiste Guignard, called Clairval|
|Mlle Saint-Yves||soprano||Marie-Thérèse Laruette|
The story is set in Brittany and concerns a love affair between a local girl and a man raised by the Huron Indians in America.
- 12 December 2010, Abbaye de Bourgueil (France), music conductor : Julien Dubruque (music only)
- 1 November 2011, Theatre Adyar (Paris, France), music conductor : Julien Dubruque ; stage director : Henri Dalem