Photo Flash: Kelli O'Hara, Jane Lynch and More Honor John E. Waldron at Lincoln Center Fall Gala
Last night, the Lincoln Center Fall Gala honored John E. Waldron for his continued support of the arts. The evening raised over $4 million in support of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, and featured star-studded appearances and performances on the Adrienne Arsht Stage at Alice Tully Hall: Kelli O'Hara, Jane Lynch, Lynn Ahrens, Harolyn Blackwell, Sierra Boggess, Elli Choi, Amber Iman, Julie Kent, Storm Large, Marilyn Maye, Dianne Reeves, Bria Skonberg, Essential Voices USA, The DIVA Jazz Orchestra, and New York City Ballet principal dancers Sterling Hyltin and Tyler Angle.
John is president and chief operating officer of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. He is a member of the Goldman Sachs Management Committee and chair of the Firmwide Client and Business Standards Committee and Firmwide Reputational Risk Committee.
Previously, John was co-head of the Investment Banking Division (IBD) from 2014 to 2018. Prior to that, he was global head of Investment Banking Services (IBS)/Client Coverage for IBD and had oversight of the IBS Leadership Group, a group he founded in 2010. Earlier in his career, he was global co-head of the Financial Sponsors Group from 2007 to 2009, co-head of Leveraged Finance from 2005 to 2007 and co-head of the Media and Entertainment Group in IBD from 2002 to 2005. John joined Goldman Sachs in 2000 and was named managing director in 2001 and partner in 2002.
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA) serves three primary roles: presenter of artistic programming, national leader in arts and education and community engagement, and manager of the Lincoln Center campus. A presenter of thousands of free and ticketed events, performances, tours, and educational activities annually, LCPA offers a variety of festivals and programs, including American Songbook, Avery Fisher Career Grants and Artist program, David Rubenstein Atrium programming, Great Performers, Lincoln Center Emerging Artist Awards, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, Lincoln Center Vera List Art Project, LC Kids, Midsummer Night Swing, Mostly Mozart Festival, White Light Festival, the Emmy Award-winning Live From Lincoln Center, which airs nationally on PBS, and Lincoln Center Education, which is celebrating more than four decades enriching the lives of students, educators, and lifelong learners. As manager of the Lincoln Center campus, LCPA provides support and services for the Lincoln Center complex and the 11 resident organizations: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Film at Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Juilliard School, Lincoln Center Theater, The Metropolitan Opera, New York City Ballet, New York Philharmonic, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, School of American Ballet, and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.
Photo Credit: Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for Lincoln Center.
Tyler Angle and Sterling Hyltin
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