135e ANNÉE: 1961-62

Committee

President: Raymond Loucheur
Vice-Pres., 1r chef: none
Secretary-General: André Huot
Secretary-General adj.: Manuel Recassens
Treas.: Lucien Wesmaël
Treas. adj.: Roland Ergo
Comm. pers.: François Lovisolo
Comm. mat.: Gérard Pichaureau
Memb. adj.: (1) Lebon, (2) Casier

Contrôleurs aux comtes: Delacourcelle, Laffont

Caisse d'Allocations de Post-Activité
   President: Huot
   Vice-Pres.: Clerget
   Secretary: François
   Sec. adj.: Bernard
   Treas.: Thévet
   Commission de contrôle: Cordier, Lopez, Delacourcelle

Season

11 concerts Fall Season, 13 concerts Spring Season + ? (total 25 concerts reported in rapport moral)
Guest soloists (debuts): Van Cliburn, Byron Janis, Malcolm Grager, Pennario, Thérèse Berganza
Conductors: Mari, Efrem Kurtz, Skrowaczewski, return of Paul Klecki, Milhaud (closing concert)
Assemblées Générales: 5 December 1961, 26 May 1962

Personnel

Aspirants (18 May 1962): A. Wallez (bassoon, [1965.4]). Engaged to cover absences in Orch. RTF crisis: Cron (violin, [836]), J.-P. Wallez (violin, [837]), Berard (cello, [837+]), Navasse (viola, [840]), Hadjage (viola, [841]), Ratazzi (viola, [842]).
Sociétaires (2 March 1962): Debost (flute, 830), Coutelet (horn, 831), Navasse (horn, 832)
Separations (2 March 1962): Lespine (violin, 696; retired, m. h.), Adriano (trumpet, 745; retired, m. h.), Larue (violin, 149; retired, m. h.), Clerget (cello, 765; retired, m. h.) ; Mari (tuba, 805; resigned to head com. of Lamoureux Orchestra); (resigned to stay with Orch. RTF:) Lemaire (viola, 750), Moulinié (bassoon, 727)
Deaths:

Other

  • Huot's summary to Biasini of the Direction du Théâtre et de la Musique et de l'Action Culturelle, 4 May 1962, gives the following summary in fulfillment of the cahier des charges: Chefs français: 11; Solistes français: 16 (including Chorale E. Brasseur); Musique française: 244 minutes. Compositeurs vivants: 118'55" (Poulenc, 20'; Arvay, 11'; Devries, 10'; Sancan, 16'; Chaynes, 27'; P.-M. Dubois, 16'; Milhaud, 20', 10'50", 16'40", 31'25")

    Finacial summary (rapport moral 1962):
        Total budget: 70 million francs, up 12 million
        Receipts: 47,130,000 francs, up 4 million
        Subventions, French Rep. and City of Paris, 6.4 million francs, up 800,000
        Value of jeton: 200 francs
        Carry forward: 2 million francs.  

Sources

Minutes, Committee: D 17345 (23)
Minutes, Assemblée Générale:
Secretary's Report: D 17341