The 2014 Tibet House Benefit, at Carnegie Hall last night, continues to be a musical highlight of the year.Highlights included the enchanting music of Phillip Glass (accompanied by Nico Muhly & Tim Fain), surprise guest Sufjan Stevens offering two of his Planetarium songs, and New Order front-manned by the raw, seemingly ageless Iggy Pop. Not even Patti Smith could ruin the night with her ego and histrionics, grabbing poor Mr. Glass at the end, dragging him into her spotlight.The good news is that, this time, she didn’t spit on the floor.
It is a privilege to attend this event. Thank you, Mr. Glass.
Mr. Pop in a jacket? – for the whole song? – I want to be his Dog!