Looking backward: take a look at this video we’ve created to recap Cristina’s journey in 2021, which includes footage from the ESENCIAIS initiative, and live music from a performance with singer Rosa Cedrón.
Esenciais 20/50 is an initiative started by Cristina Pato and Xaime Fandiño in collaboration with Cunde and the Oficina Galega de Outros Asuntos do Movemento.
The Real Filharmonía de Galicia has presented its new album, made with Odradek Records with the support of Xacobeo 2021-2022. “Atlantic Waters” brings together works by four contemporary Galician composers: Eduardo Soutullo, Fernando Buide, Juan Durán and Octavio Vázquez, and soloists Cristina Pato (bagpiper), Raquel Lojendio (soprano) and Alba Barreiro (harpist).
Although Cristina is taking some time off from performing, on August 29th she accompanied singer/cellist Rosa Cedrón at the historic Monastery of Santo Estevo de Ribas de Sil.
In April 2022, NYU’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center will turn 25. To commemorate this milestone, we are producing ATRIUM: Voices from the KJCC, an oral history project that will capture memories of the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center through the recorded testimonies of our past Chairs.
Take a listen to this wonderful podcast (in Spanish) from RNE (Spanish National Radio). Recorded earlier this year, Carolina Alba…
On March 28th Cristina will be performing online for Princeton University Concerts. The virtual show features a new collaboration with harpist Bridget Kibbey.
Cristina has been invited by Dr. Lisa Wong to collaborate with Harvard University’s Interfaculty Initiative: Mind, Brain, Behavior. During the Spring semester Cristina will be co-teaching a seminar named “Creativity at the Edge: Health, Music and Community” in collaboration with Lisa Wong.
This was a complex year for us all, but still, I feel incredibly grateful for all the quality time spent with my loved ones and for the time spent reflecting and writing and just being.
Writer Cristina Pato has won the Afundación Journalism Prize: Fernández del Riego in its 17th edition for her article Parallel Realities, published in La Voz…
The Daniel and Nina Carasso Foundation has announced the recipients of the Committed Artist Award. This first edition of the award emphasizes the value of meaningful artistic practices developed within the framework of collective and social projects. The award aims to bring to light outstanding artistic commitments.
Commissioned by Spain Arts & Culture and AECID and recorded this Fall in New York City, pianist and founder of the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance Arturo O’Farrill and Cristina performed and recorded this video together.