51e ANNÉE: 1877-78

Committee

President: Ambroise Thomas
Vice-Pres., 1r chef: E.-M.-E. Deldevez
2e chef: Charles Lamoureux, then Ernest Altès (31 October 1877)
Secretary: Lebouc
Comm. pers.: Porthéhaut
Comm. mat.: Vital
Agt. compt.: Alf. Turban
Arch.-Caissier: Hippolyte Rabaud
Rép. chant: Heyberger
Memb. adj.: Jacquin

Insp. Salle: Dupuis

Caisse de Prévoyance
   Secretary: Lebouc
   Agt. compt.: Ferrand
   Treas.: Lecointe

Season

18 concerts + post-season concert given by Minister in conjunction with the Exposition.
New Works: Haydn: Symphony in C ("inédite"), Salvayre: Stabat mater (excerpts); Berlioz: Roméo et Juliette (excerpts: Fête chez Capulet, Scène d'amour). Living French composers: Lalo: Le Roi d'Ys ov; Massenet: Eve (part I)
Guest soloists: Mme Montigny-Rémaury (Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1), Léon Massart (Goltermann: D-Minor Cello Concerto), Alexandre Guilmant (Handel: Organ Concerto)
Assemblées Générales: 31 October 1877 extraordinaire (statutes; election of 2d chef, Altès), 15 May 1878

Personnel

Sociétaires (9 October 1877): Desjardins (violin, 428), Richir (trombone, 429), Mouret fils (bass, 430); (20 November 1877): Mme Boidin-Puisais (soprano, 431); (7 May 1878): Vannereau (viola, 432), Loëb (cello, 433), Brémond (horn, 434)
Separations: Lamoureux (violin, 342; resigned to conduct elsewhere, m. h.), Renard (doublebass, 208; retired, m. h.), Labro jeune (doublebass, 264; retired, m. h.)
Deaths: A. Marx jeune (cello, 317), Baneux fils (horn, 253), Tilmant aîné (violin, conductor, 085), Benoit (chorumaster, 146), Chevillard (cello, 115), Gautier (violin, 227), Lesecq (tenor, 404; death acknowledged)

Sources

Minutes, Committee: D 17345 (9)
Minutes, Assemblée Générale:
Secretary's Report: D 17341