St. Vincent Tributes Philip Glass At Kennedy Center Honors
29th December 2018

St. Vincent paid tribute to legend Philip Glass at the 2018 Kennedy Center Honors ceremony.

St. Vincent performed a faithful version of the Glass composition “Osamu’s Theme” with violinist Jennifer Koh.

“Osamu’s Theme” is from Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters, a 1985 Paul Schrader film, which was scored by Glass along with the Kronos Quartet.

In addition to St. Vincent, Paul Simon, Angélique Kidjo, and Jon Batiste took the stage to honor Glass.

Glass was one of the recipients of the 2018 Kennedy Center Honors along with Cher, Reba McEntire and Wayne Shorter.

The 2018 Kennedy Center Honors ceremony took place on December 2, 2018 at the Kennedy Center Opera House. The two-hour special aired on December 26 on CBS.

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