54e ANNÉE: 1880-81

Committee

President: Ambroise Thomas
Vice-Pres., 1r chef: E.-M.-E. Deldevez
2e chef: Ernest Altès
Secretary: Paul Taffanel
Comm. pers.: Wenner
Comm. mat.: Fridrich
Agt. compt.: Garcin
Arch.-Caissier: Ferrand
Rép. chant: Heyberger
Memb. adj.: Viguier

Insp. Salle: Nathan (resigned November 1880); Delahaye

Caisse de Prévoyance
   Secretary: Lebouc
   Agt. compt.: Ferrand
   Treas.: Alf. Turban

Season

18 concerts (9 pairs)
First performances: Brahms: Second Symphony. Schumann: Genevieve ov. Bach: B-Minor Mass excpts. Mozart: air. Mendelssohn: Hymne. Berlioz: Le Corsaire. Living French composers: Reyer: Sigurd excpts. Joncières: La Mer. Lalo: Allegro appassionato.
Soloists: Mme Viguier (Schumann Piano Concerto), Fissot (Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5), Sarasate (Mendelssohn Violin Concerto). Mlle Emma Thursby (vocal selections)
Assemblée Générale: 18 May 1881

Personnel

Sociétaires (26 October 1880): Heymann (violin, 443), Lejolivet dit Charpentier (doublebass, 444)
Separations: Croisilles (violin, 174; retired, m. h.), Michiels (violin, 187; retired, m. h.) Auguez (bass solo, 393), Mlle Soubre (soprano, 436)
Deaths: Seuriot (viola, 084), Rousselot (horn, 107), Klosé (clarinet, 194), Leroy (clarinet, 265; died the same week as his teacher, Klosé), Bussine (bass ch., 218, 338), Seghers (violin, 099), A. Tilmant (cello, 130)

Sources

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