This Fall, Cristina will be participating in various seminars and conferences, including the IV edition of the “Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Classical Music” at The Reina Sofía Music School in Madrid, the Asociación de Gaiteiras Galegas conference on Galician Bagpipe and the Aspen Institute Spain “Leadership and Values” Seminar, celebrated in collaboration with Fundación Carasso.
Cristina’s debut as a novelist, No día do seu enterro (On His Burial Day), published by Galaxia Editorial, is now on its second edition/printing.
This summer Cristina Pato will be presenting her new novel in Vigo, Santiago de Compostela with writer and general manager of Editorial Galaxia Francisco Castro, A Coruña with writer Inma López Silva, and Lugo. In addition she will be signing copies of No día do seu enterro (On His Burial Day) at various book fairs in Galicia (Vigo, Coruña, Pontevedra).
Cristina Pato debuts as a novelist at the Editorial Galaxia with a very personal story that values the greatness of small things, of selfless acts and unseen deeds capable of transforming society.
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.