August 20, 2014: President Obama announced his intention to appoint John D. Goldman, President of San Francisco Symphony, as a member of the Advisory Committee on the Arts for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Mr. Goldman has served as president of San Francisco Symphony since 2001, and as a member of its board of governors since 1996. Red Carpet Bay Area met Mr. Goldman earlier this year, when he announced San Francisco Symphony’s plans for its centennial season (click here to see the article and watch the video).
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is located in Washington, D.C. The Kennedy Center is America’s living memorial to President Kennedy. Since its opening in 1971, The Kennedy Center has produced and presented a variety of theater and musicals, dance and ballet, orchestral, chamber, jazz, popular, world and folk music, and multi-media performances for people of all ages. More than 400 free concerts are offered each year; and over 2,500 performances are available online (www.kennedy-center.org).