58e ANNÉE: 1884-85

Committee

President: Ambroise Thomas
Vice-Pres., 1r chef: E.-M.-E. Deldevez
2e chef: Jules Garcin
Secretary: Paul Taffanel
Comm. pers.: Dufour
Comm. mat.: Fridrich
Agt. compt.: Jacquard
Arch.-Caissier: Rabaud
Rép. chant: Heyberger
Memb. adj.: Boisseau

Insp. Salle: Dupuis

Caisse de Prévoyance
   Secretary: Lebouc (repl. by Taffanel, 24 June 1884)
   Agt. compt.: Audan
   Treas.: Al. Turban

Season

18 concerts + Prix Rossini concert (19 April 1885) [11 concerts and Prix Rossini conducted by Garcin]
First performances: Haydn: Symphony No. 32 in E-flat
Living French composers: A. Holmès: Les Argonautes (excerpt), Gounod: Ave verum corpus.
Guest soloists: Ysaye, Mlle Clothilde Kleeberg, Talazac
Assemblées Générales: 24 June 1884 extraordinaire (election of  secretary of Caisse de Prévoyance [Taffanel]), 23 May 1885. For election of a new conductor, see 2 June 1885 on next page.

Personnel

Aspirants actifs: Naegelin, Nadaud, Hayot, Bernis, Giannini, Riff, Girod.
Sociétaires (14 October 1884): Gibier (violin, 465), Carembat (viola, 466), Belloc (violin, 467), Bernis (viola, 468), Demarne (bass, 569), Nadaud (violin solo, 470), Heymann (violin, 471). Separations: Boulart (violin, 243; retired, m. h.), Fridrich père (viola, 236; retired, m. h.), Guéroult (cello, 326; retired, m. h.), Lebouc (cello, 252; retired, m. h.), Schlotmann (horn, 351; retired, m. h.), Marty (tenor, 389; retired, m. h.), Adam (viola, 335; retired, m. h.), Tuffereau (violin, 375; resigned, illness; m. h.), Gout (violin, 347 (resigned, illness; m. h.), Espaignet (bassoon, 380; retired, limite d'age, m. h.) but retained as externe
Deaths: Brisson (tenor, 437; active), Jolivet (bass ch., 390, active), Chazotte (tenor, 202), Nathan (bass ch., 2577), Delahaye (bass ch., 306), Mme Dudot-Printemps (soprano, 259; resigned), Mme Masson (=Mlle Méneray, soprano, 314?)

Sources

Minutes, Committee: D 17345 (11)
Minutes, Assemblée Générale:
Secretary's Report: