37e ANNÉE: 1863-64

Committee

President: Daniel F.-E. Auber
Vice-Pres., 1r chef: Tilmant aîné, then François George-Hainl
2e chef: Deldevez
Secretary: Lebouc
Comm. pers.: Rignault aîné
Comm. mat.: Labro aîné
Agt. compt.: Jancourt
Arch.-Caissier: Duvernoy (in ill health; covered by Altès)
Rép. chant: Vauthrot
Memb. adj.: Altès jeune

Insp. Salle: Bussine

Caisse de Prévoyance et Secours
   Secretary: Tilmant jeune
   Agt. compt.: Altès jeune
   Treas.: Leplus

Season

12 concerts: 2 pre-season benefits for the Caisse de Prévoyance, 8 subscription concerts, 2 concerts spirituels
New Music: Meyerbeer: Struensée ov., Berlioz: La Fuite en Égypte, Gounod: Ave verum. Thomas: Chœur des Nymphes from Psyché.
Assemblées Générales: 15 November 1863 extraordinaire (extra concerts), 21 November 1863 (election of chef; decision postponed a month), 21 December 1863 (election of George-Hainl as 1r chef / vice-président; see tally of votes), 8 May 1864.

Personnel

Sociétaires (23 October 1863): Ferrand (violin, 332), Garcin (violin, later conductor, 333), Viguier (viola, 334), Adam (viola, 335); (20 November 1863): Thomas (cello, 336); (24 November 1863): Crosti (bass ch., 337), Bussine aîné (bass ch., 338), Méchelaëre (bass ch., 339), Tisseyre (tenor, 340); (5 December 1863): Mas (viola, 344); (8 December 1863): Mme Letaivre (soprano, 343); (? December 1863): Mme Tarby (soprano, 345), Mme Heck (soprano, 346); (21 December 1863): George-Hainl (conductor, 341); (22 December 1863): Lamoureux (violin, 342).
Separations: Dubreuil (viola, 163; resigned, m. h.), Lourdel (tenor, 312; resigned), Mangeant (violin, 299; left Paris), Ch. Dancla (violin, 183; left Paris, m.h.), Petit (bass, 329; resigned) Nargeot (viola, 105; retired, m.h.), Tolbecque (viola, 086; retired, m.h.), Battu (violin, 007; retired, m.h.), Gras (violin, 037; retired, m. h.).
Deaths: Canaple (bass, 273), Dubois jeune (trumpet, 296)

Other

  • Total receipts: 102,673 francs. Value to each sociétaire: 537 francs cash, 376 in pension fund (913 total).

Sources

Minutes, Committee: D 17345 (6)
Minutes, Assemblée Générale: [lacks for end of session]
Secretary's Report: D 17341 (8 May 1864, Lebouc)
Also: Dossier, election of George-Hainl, D 17330