Silkroad Ensemble Spring Tour

In April Cristina is embarked on the Silkroad tour with Yo-Yo Ma. Touring the US with a unique repertory that includes Edward Perez’s The Latina 6/8 Suite, commissioned by Cristina, the cello and piano movement of Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time, with Yo-Yo Ma on cello and Cristina on piano, and the storytelling piece Cristina composed inspired in her mother’s journey with dementia: My Lethe Story: The River of Forgetfulness. The tour includes also some arrangements of traditional music from around world and new pieces by Ljova, Jia Daqun and Colin Jacobsen.

The tour is making stops in:

See some backstage pictures taken by Cristina’s husband Xan Padron with Silkroad musicians Kinan Azmeh (Syria), Wu Man (China) and the rest of the ensemble:

Silkroad Ensemble Spring Tour 2018
Silkroad Ensemble Spring Tour 2018
Silkroad Ensemble Spring Tour 2018
Silkroad Ensemble Spring Tour 2018
Silkroad Ensemble Spring Tour 2018
Silkroad Ensemble Spring Tour 2018 - Cristina Pato & Wu Man
Silkroad Ensemble Spring Tour 2018 - Cristina Pato & Kinan Azmeh
Silkroad Ensemble Spring Tour 2018
Silkroad Ensemble Spring Tour 2018

Great Success at the XXXVIII Feira do Viño de Amandi

Cristina Pato - XXXVIII Feira do Viño de Amandi
Cristina Pato - XXXVIII Feira do Viño de Amandi
Cristina Pato - XXXVIII Feira do Viño de Amandi
Cristina Pato - XXXVIII Feira do Viño de Amandi
Cristina Pato - XXXVIII Feira do Viño de Amandi
Cristina Pato - XXXVIII Feira do Viño de Amandi
Cristina Pato - XXXVIII Feira do Viño de Amandi
Cristina Pato - XXXVIII Feira do Viño de Amandi
Cristina Pato - XXXVIII Feira do Viño de Amandi
Cristina Pato - XXXVIII Feira do Viño de Amandi

Cristina opened the celebrations of the XXXVIII Feira do Viño de Amandi in Sober, Lugo, with an inauguration speech and performance that were a big success. The press covered the event thoroughly, as you can see in the pictures above. And if you want, you can take a look at this videos of the event:
Cristina Pato festexou a cultura da Ribeira Sacra nun concerto único →
Cristina Pato pregona la Feira de Amandi→

You can also read Cristina’s speech (in Galician) here →

Upcoming Events

February and March were full of educational engagements for Cristina. With Silkroad residencies at The College of the Holy Cross and Rice University and workshops in Boston for the Mass META Fellows, Cristina joins the Reggio Children Foundation and Silkroad for a weeklong residency in Reggio Emilia, Italy.

Then, Cristina will return to Galicia where she will have the honor to inaugurate the XXXVIII Feira do Viño de Amandi, in Sober, Lugo.

And then, back to the US for a Silkroad Ensemble Tour that takes them to eleven cities throughout the country in just fifteen days, including performances in Brookville, NY (April 7th), Newark, NJ (April 8th), Princeton, NJ (April 9th), Hamilton, NY (April 11th), Amherst, MA (April 12th), Lewisburg, PA (April 14th), Tallahassee, FL (April 17th), Sarasota, FL (April 19th), Naples, FL (April 20th), Palm Beach, FL (April 21st), and Miami, FL (April 23th).

Stay tuned for news about Cristina’s next steps… and take a look the year-in-review video we created!