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<br /> fy 2018 Annual Report<br /> Isabel Leonard / Leonard Bernstein at 100 / Washington National Opera / Takacs Quartet<br /> M is Black Enough / Alice Smith & Bilal / Whoopi Goldberg / Sō Percussion / The Illusionists / Aida<br /> Francesca Zambello / Steven Reineke / José James / Black Violin / The Little Prince / Mercury Soul<br /> Christian McBride / Andersson Dance & Scottish Ensemble / Dafnis Prieto / Ben Folds / WNO: Candide<br /> Randy Weston’s African Rhythms / Pink Martini / August Greene / Ain’t Too Proud / Steven Isserlis<br /> Gregory Porter / Melissa Etheridge / Meshell Ndegeocello / Arte Y Moda Fashion Show / Megan Hilty<br /> NSO Pops: Selma / Yo-Yo Ma / Raphael Saadiq / Artes de Cuba / Chris Gethard / Barbara Hannigan<br /> Los Van Van / Words Beats Life / Between the World and Me / Grace Notes / Yissy & Bandancha<br /> Neil Hamburger / American Ballet Theatre / Carol Burnett / The Second City / Dawn Upshaw<br /> Solange / Ballet Nacional de Cuba / Q-Tip /<a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=1"> fy 2018 Annual Report</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=2"> Isabel Leonard / Leonard Bernstein at 100 / Washi</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=3"> Contents President John F. </a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=4"> NewArt, New Artists INSIDE President John F. </a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=5"> Singer Aymeé Nuviola was one of more than 400 Cub</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=6"> New Art, New ArtiStS To start, the Natio</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=7"> The 2017–2018 season also marked the first full ye</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=8"> New Art, New ArtiStS </a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=9"> 7</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=10"> New Art, New ArtiStS </a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=11"> AOI 2018 featured three new pairings of opera com</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=12"> new art, new artists </a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=13"> Building on our 20-year reputation for large-scal</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=14"> New Art, New ArtiStS The REACH Throughout 20</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=15"> Inspired by President Kennedy, who said “if art i</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=16"> Beyond the Stage USING Art and artists </a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=17"> A student from turner elementary School in washin</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=18"> beYOND the StAge Learning Through the Arts G</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=19"> Across the country, Kennedy Center programs such </a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=20"> beYOND the StAge Developing Artists and Arts</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=21"> 19</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=22"> beyond the stage Inspiring Young Audiences Ea</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=23"> Most Performances for Young Audiences commissions</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=24"> beYOND the StAge Your Kennedy Center, Year R</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=25"> 2,000,000 1,636,140 104,843 Approximately vi</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=26"> beYOND the StAge Reaching Communities Nation</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=27"> minneapolis, minnesota recognizing talent Eightee</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=28"> The Artist as Change-Maker FOSTERING The </a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=29"> Michelle Angela Ortiz was one of seven 2017–2018 </a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=30"> the artist as Change-MaKer Uplifting Creative</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=31"> A full day of performances and activ- ities in ea</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=32"> the ArtiSt AS ChANge-MAker SHIFT: A Festival</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=33"> As part of SHIFT, the indianapolis Youth Orchestr</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=34"> the ArtiSt AS ChANge-MAker Elevating Ideals,</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=35"> Artists are also exploring the intersec- tion of </a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=36"> On Stage SETTING Take a look at the</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=37"> Alvin Ailey American Dance theater’s Samuel Lee r</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=38"> ON StAge </a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=39"> 37</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=40"> ON StAge </a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=41"> Washington National Opera Washington National Op</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=42"> ON StAge </a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=43"> Theater The Kennedy Center reaffirmed its commitme</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=44"> ON StAge </a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=45"> Marquee Awards Galas The year 2017 marked a spec</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=46"> ON StAge </a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=47"> 45</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=48"> on stage </a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=49"> Millennium Stage For the past 21 years, Millenni</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=50"> FiNANCiALS Like most American cultural i</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=51"> Financials </a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=52"> OurSupporters THE “We must nev</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=53"> Mark Morris Dance group and Silkroad ensemble in </a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=54"> Our SuppOrterS Honorary Chairs </a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=55"> National Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors O</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=56"> Our SuppOrterS Norma Lee and Morton Funge</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=57"> The NSO celebrates the 60th anniversary of NASA w</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=58"> Our SuppOrterS </a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=59"> Ted Mathas New York Life Insurance Comp</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=60"> Our SuppOrterS the Kennedy Center wishes </a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=61"> Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Rosenthal Rosenthal Family</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=62"> Our SuppOrterS Admiral Jay L. Johnson and</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=63"> Mr. and Mrs. John L. Dyer E & B Family Trust Alle</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=64"> Our SuppOrterS golden Circle Anonymous (1</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=65"> 125 outstanding theater students from across the </a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=66"> Our SuppOrterS Mr. Tom Morrison and </a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=67"> Andersson Dance and Scottish Ensemble in Goldberg</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=68"> Our SuppOrterS Jennifer and Sean Bethel M</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=69"> Ms. Julie Carter Ms. Pamela A. 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Mushinski Mr.</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=75"> Mr. and Mrs. Louis Pohoryles Mr. David Pomerantz </a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=76"> Our SuppOrterS John Sheil & Serena Curry </a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=77"> Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Winters The Honorable and Mr</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=78"> Our SuppOrterS guarantor of the performin</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=79"> NEA Jazz Master Randy Weston’s African Rhythms. </a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=80"> Our SuppOrterS </a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=81"> Building the Future Campaign The Kennedy Center </a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 82" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=82"> Our SuppOrterS </a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 83" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=83"> Isabel Leonard / Leonard Bernstein at 100 / Washi</a> <a title="The Kennedy Center Annual Report FY18 page 84" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/79ab3be2?page=84"> “If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, </a>