Chérubin (Cherubino)
  • Jules Massenet. Comédie chantée in three acts. 1905.
  • Libretto by Henri Cain and Francis de Croisset, after a play by the latter.
  • First performance at the Monte Carlo Op&233;ra on 14th February 1905.

Massenet's comedy explores the love affairs of Cherubino, the amorous page of The Marriage of Figaro, the second play in the Beaumarchais Figaro trilogy. The title-rôle was designed for Mary Garden, Debussy's first Mélisande.