A Birthday Poem for Dalai Lama of Tibet by Patti Smith with Tenzin Choegyal from the Tibet House US Benefit Concert Rehearsal
A short video of Patti Smith + Tenzin Choegyal performing her original poem “A Poem for the Dalai Lama on the Occasion of His 80th Birthday” at the 2014 Tibet House US Benefit Concert at Carnegie Hall Rehearsal, recorded by Professor Robert AF Thurman.
Join Philip Glass as he is joined by Patti Smith, Angel Olsen, Carly Simon, Devonte Hynes/Blood Orange, Los Vega, Resistance Revival Chorus, Rhiannon Giddens, Stephin Merritt, St. Paul and the Broken Bones & Techung Saturday March 3rd, 2018 at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
For more information about this annual event + to get your tickets please visit: www.tibethouse.us.
For Tickets to the Gala Dinner with Prime Concert Seats click on the graphic or visit: www.tibethouse.us.
For concert only tickets to the Tibet House US 31st Annual Benefit Concert please visit: www.carnegiehall.com.
About Patti Smith
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Patti Smith has had a very notable career. In 1975 Smith’s first recording, Horses, was inducted into the National Recording Registry then in 2010 at The Library of Congress by the National Recording Preservation Board. Represented by the Robert Miller Gallery in New York since 1978, her art has been exhibited at galleries and museums worldwide.
Patti Smith was awarded the honor of “Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres” from the French Ministry of Culture, and has been awarded honorary doctorates from several other institutions. In addition she has received prestigious awards representing lifetime achievement, significant achievements in music and The Kathryn Hepburn Medal which recognizes women whose lives embody the same drive and accomplishments as the four-time winning actress. Her 2010 acclaimed memoir, Just Kids, was awarded the National Book Award. She is a four-time Grammy nominee, most recently nominated in 2017 for the spoken word recording of her latest book, M Train, and a Golden Globe nominee for the song Mercy Is from the film Noah. Patti Smith and her Band continue to tour worldwide as well as lend support for human rights issues.