70e ANNÉE: 1896-97

Committee

President: Théodore Dubois
Vice-Pres., 1r chef: Paul Taffanel
2e chef: Thibault
Secretary: Chavy
Comm. pers.: Bernard
Comm. mat.: Gaillard
Agt. compt.: Ch. Turban
Arch.-Caissier: Rabaud
Rép. chant: Samuel-Rousseau
Memb. adj.: Vernaelde

Insp. Salle: Granger

Caisse de Prévoyance
   Secretary: Paul Taffanel
   Agt. compt.: Rabaud
   Treas.: Lafitte

Season

18 concerts
First performances: Schubert: Symphony No. 9 in C Major. Liszt: Les Préludes. Franck: Psyché complete. Bizet: Patrie ov.
Living French composers: Dubois: Le Paradis perdu excpt. Saint-Saëns: Fifth Piano Concerto. Samuel-Rousseau: Libera me
Guest soloists: Sarasate (Mendelssohn Violin Concerto), Louis Diémer (Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No. 5), Teresina Tua (Bruch: Violin Concerto), Alexandre Guilmant (Handel Organ Concerto)
Other: Fire; transition to Opéra
Assemblée Générale: 24 May 1897

Personnel

Sociétaires (20 October 1896): Mimart (clarinet, 549), Reine (horn, 550), Lammers (violin, 551), Balbreck (viola, 552), Luciani (tenor, 553), Mittelet (tenor, 554), Betbéder (bass, 555)
Separations: Rieu (violin, 503; resigned, left Paris), Aubéry (bass, 410; resigned, illness, m. h.), Lebrun (violin, 348; retired, m. h.)
Deaths: Garcin (conductor, 333), Dorus (flute, 175), Portéhaut (violin, 287), Mas (viola, 344), Blachère (trombone, 440)

Sources

Minutes, Committee: D 17345 (13)
Minutes, Assemblée Générale:
Secretary's Report: D 17340 [sic.; in folder largely devoted to statutes]