Mary Berry in Paris - 7 July, 1818
from Diary of Mary Berry, 7 July 1818, page 168:
[S]aw the comic opera, ‘Chaperon Rouge,’—a pretty opera, founded upon a story of Mother Goose. The music by Auber.
Mary Berry, Diary of Mary Berry, 7 July 1818. In Lady Theresa Lewis, Lady Theresa Lewis and Lady Theresa Lewis (ed.), Extracts of the Journal and Correspondence of Miss Berry from the Year 1783 to 1852, volume 3 (London, 1865), p. 168. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1542298259940 accessed: 25 January, 2021
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Le Petit Chaperon Rouge
written by Adrien Boieldieu
|Date/Time||7 July, 1818|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors, in public|
Berry has misremembered the name of the composer. 'Le Petit Chaperon Rouge' was an opéra-comique by Boieldieu, which opened in Paris in June 1818 (information from Grove Music Online).