40e ANNÉE: 1866-67

Committee

President: Daniel F.-E. Auber
Vice-Pres., 1r chef: François George-Hainl
2e chef: Deldevez
Secretary: Gautier
Comm. pers.: Jancourt
Comm. mat.: Labro
Agt. compt.:
Arch.-Caissier: E. Altès
Rép. chant: Vauthrot (resignation accepted 9 October 1866); then Charlot (elected 28 October 1866)
Memb. adj.: Lebouc

Insp. Salle: Fleury

Caisse de Prévoyance et de Secours
   Secretary: Tilmant jeune
   Agt. compt.: Ferrand
   Treas.: Lecointe

Season

16 concerts, second series introduced. Exposition concert + suppl.
New Music: Weber: excerpt from Oberon, act III; Mendelssohn: Athalie; Lulli: excerpt from Armide; Deldevez: motet O fons amoris.
Soloists: Saint-Saëns (Beethoven Choral Fantasy) Sivori (Paganini B-Minor Conc., Mendelssohn Conc.), Wieniawski (Mendelssohn Conc.)
Assemblées Générales: 28 October 1866 extraordinaire (election of chorusmaster: Charlot elected; see tally of votes), 12 May 1867

Personnel

Sociétaires (28 October 1866): Charlot (chorusmaster, 365); (30 October 1866): White (violin, 362); (6 November 1866): Fontange (tenor, 363), Légée (bass, 364); (7 May 1867): Collongues (viola, 366), Millaux (viola, 367), Viollet (violin, 368)
Separations: Leplus (flute, 152; retired, m. h.), Hens (bass, 046; retired, m. h.), Paulin (tenor, 249 and 289; see deaths, below), Vauthrot (chorusmaster, 282; resigned, m. h.), Maurin (violin, 235)
Deaths: Henricet (viola, 212), Paulin (tenor, 249 and 289), Mercadier (cello, 134)

Sources

Minutes, Committee: D 17345 (7) from 1 June 1866
Minutes, Assemblée Générale:
Secretary's Report: D 17341 (12 May 1867, Gautier)