53e ANNÉE: 1879-80

Committee

President: Ambroise Thomas
Vice-Pres., 1r chef: E.-M.-E. Deldevez
2e chef: Ernest Altès
Secretary: Taffanel
Comm. pers.: Tubeuf
Comm. mat.: Vital
Agt. compt.: Garcin
Arch.-Caissier: Hippolyte Rabaud
Rép. chant: Heyberger
Memb. adj.: Masson

Insp. Salle: Dupuis

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

Season

18 concerts
New Works: Palestrina: Gloria Patri; Handel: Oboe Concerto (Gillet); Spontini: Fernand Cortez (excerpts); Schumann: Symphony No. 2. Living French Composers: Gouvy: Giaour ov.; Saint-Saëns: La Lyre et la harpe (excerpts, parts I-II); Lacombe: Sapho (excerpts); Gounod: Messe solennelle de Ste.-Cécile (excerpts: Sanctus, Benedictus, Agnus Dei).
Guest soloists: Saint-Saëns (Beethoven: Fourth Piano Concerto), Sylvain (speaker, Beethoven: Egmont), Stéphanne, tenor (Saint-Saëns and Gounod works, cited above)
Assemblée Générale: 19 May 1880

Personnel

Sociétaires (7 October 1879): Blachère (trombone, 440), Lefort (violin, 441); (18 November 1879): Ponchart (tenor, 442)
Separations: Lecointe (violin, 198; retired, m. h.), Porthéhaut (violin, 287; retired, m. h.), Mouret père (bass, 278; retired, m. h.), Mme Boidin-Puisais (soprano, 431; resigned)
Deaths: Mengal (horn, 063), F. Prévost (bass, 078), Leudet (violin, 148)

Sources

Minutes, Committee: D 17345 (10)
Minutes, Assemblée Générale:
Secretary's Report: D 17341 (printed)