Here are some pictures from the Biografilm Festival in Bologna, where Cristina is attending the Italian premiere of Morgan Neville’s The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble. The documentary was received with a standing ovation by the audience in the theatre Cinema Lumière, where Cristina also did a surprise bagpipe performance after the screening.
In the awards ceremony, Cristina received the special award for Peace and Culture, on behalf of SilkRoad.
Cristina’s concerts with the Real Filharmonía de Galicia have been a great success, with sold-out venues and several minutes long ovations. The press coverage of such a historic event was thorough, with even live broadcasts in the news. Here are some pictures from the performance at the Auditorio de Galicia, in Santiago de Compostela:
On Saturday 4th, Cristina and the Real Filharmonía took their music to a more family oriented venue, the Eugenio Granell Park in Santiago de Compostela, where both the young and the old enjoyed the performance:
Next up, Cristina will be performing with Hartford Symphony Orchestra from June 9 through June 12, playing Osvaldo Golijov’s Rose of the Winds with Kayhan Kalhor, David Krakauer and Michael Ward-Bergeman.
This week, Cristina will join the Real Filharmonía de Galicia for three performances, in Santiago de Compostela (June 2nd), Vigo (June 3rd) and a free performance at the Eugenio Granell Park in Santiago de Compostela (June 4th). The program includes Octavio Vazquez’s Viúvas de Vivos e Mortos (Widows of the Living and of the Dead), the piece commissioned by Cristina for her Gaita and Orchestra Commissioning Project, which received a grant from NewMusicUSA.
Spanish newspapers La Voz de Galicia, Faro de Vigo, and La Región have featured this news and Cristina is to appear at Galician public TV and Radio:
Tuesday, May 31:
12:00 Onda Cero Vigo
17:00 Onda Cero Ourense
Wednesday, June 1:
11:25 Galicia por Diante, RG
12:00 A Revista, TVG
13:30 Cadena Ser
This is the first time Cristina’s Gaita & Orchestra Commissioning Project arrives in Galicia. The performance in Santiago de Compostela on June 3rd will be streamed live in the Real Filharmonía website →