72e ANNÉE: 1898-99

Committee

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

Insp. Salle: Granger

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

Season

20 concerts + centerary commemoration of Jules Michelet (Panthéon) and funeral ceremonies for Felix Faure; concerts return to Salle des Concerts (November).
First performances: Dubois: Ave Maria. Rameau arr. Saint-Saëns: Quam delicta. Fauré: La Naissance de Vénus. Augusta Holmès: Hymne à Apollon. Massenet: La Vierge (excpt.). Berlioz: Le Roi Lear, Marche funèbre pour la dernière scène d'Hamlet, excpts. from La Prise de Troie. Living French composers: see above and Saint-Saëns, below. Significant rehearings: Saint-Saëns: Requiem, Bach: Cantata 21, B-Minor Mass
Guest soloists: Rivarde, violin. Diémer, piano (m. h.), Pugno, piano.
Assemblée Générale: 30 May 1899

Personnel

Sociétaires (14 June 1898): Touche (violin, 560), Leplat (violin, 561), Saïller (violin, 562), Willaume (violin, 563), L.-C. Dérivis (bass, 564), Siguier (bass, 565), Claudin (tenor, 566), Dochy (tenor, 567), Carcanade (cello, 568)
Separations: Rabaud (cello, 377; retired, m. h.), Viollet (violin, 368; retired, m. h.), Mesme (chant, 492; retired, m. h.)
Deaths: Trombetta (viola, 463), Schlotmann (horn, 351), Jacquin (tenor, 424), Louvergne (tenor, 328), Soyer (bass, 417)

Sources

Minutes, Committee: D 17345 (13) to 7 June 1898, (14) from 14 June 1898
Minutes, Assemblée Générale: D 17345 (13) to 7 June 1898, (14) from 14 June 1898
Secretary's Report: D 17341