55e ANNÉE: 1881-82
 

Committee

President: Ambroise Thomas
Vice-Pres., 1r chef: E.-M.-E. Deldevez
2e chef: Ernest Altès (resigned); then Jules Garcin (27 May 1881)
Secretary: Viguier
Comm. pers.: Wenner
Comm. mat.: Fridrich
Agt. compt.: Turban
Arch.-Caissier: Rabaud
Rép. chant: Heyberger
Memb. adj.: Masson

Insp. Salle: Dupuis

Caisse de Prévoyance
   Secretary: Lebouc
   Agt. compt.: Flajollet
   Treas.: Al. Turban

Season

18 concerts (8th concert offered in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Auber's death) + Festival des Amis de la Paix
First performances. David: Herculanum excpts.
Living French composers: Gounod: Sapho excpts., duo D'un cœur qui t'aime. Franck: Béatitudes no. 6. Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No. 4 (Saint-Saëns)
Guest soloists: Mme Krauss, Saint-Saëns (Piano Concerto No. 4)
Assemblée Générale: 27 May 1881 extraordinaire (election of Garcin as 2d chef), 18 June 1881 extraordinaire (election of new committee members), 20 May 1882

Personnel

Sociétaires (11 October 1881): Cohen (violin, 445), Gilbert (violin, 446), Berthelier (violin solo, 447), Frémaux (cello, 448), Veyret (doublebass, 449), Brégère (tenor I, 450), Devisme (tenor II, 451), Teste (bass I, 452), Thierry (bass I, 453)
Separations: Delahaye (bass ch., 306; retired, m. h.), Quesne (bass ch., 275; retired, m. h.), Lejeune (bass ch., 373; retired, illness, m. h.), L. Dancla (violin, 220; retired, m. h.), E. Altès (violin, 2e chef, 300; resigned, over-commitment as 1r chef at Opéra, m. h.), Delsart (cello, 426; resigned, overwork)
Deaths: Taite (doublebass, 360), Millaux (viola, 367)

Sources

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