Cristina Pato was chosen to be featured in the premiere of the new season of TVG talk show “O Gato con Botas”, hosted by legendary actor and comedian Manuel Manquiña. The hour long program was focused on Cristina’s more personal and human side and her everyday life. They spent a whole day with her family, while the actor and the musician talked about Cristina’s professional career in the last 18 years. Manquiña and Cristina visited the latter’s favourite places like Ourense’s Cathedral, they walked around the Old Town, had some tapas and a coffe, and more importantly, they met the main pillar of Cristina’s life, her mother Maruxa, whom they picked up at AFAOR (Alzheimer’s Deasease Families Association) to have a little chat about life and remind us, while doing so, that memory loss is nowadays part of our lifes, and that things are more bearable with a song…
Here’s the link to watch it online →
Cristina Pato & Wu Tong © Max Whittaker
Before diving right in into the fall season, Cristina bid farewell to the summer in Tenerife taking part in the 50th Anniversary celebration of Los Sabandeños, with renowned timple
player Benito Cabrera
Cristina continues presenting the premiere of The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble all around the world, this time attending the Gilde Filmpreis 2016 in Leipzig, Germany, between September 21st and the 24th, before heading back to the US where she will be performing with Lil Buck in Santa Barbara, California (October 25)
Cristina has also several performances with her Quartet scheduled for November, including Wolftrap (November 11) → and the Staller Center (November 12) →. Don’t miss it if you are nearby and, just to get you going, check out this video of the Quartet performing live →.
And speaking of Silkroad, the dates for their upcoming Asian Tour have been announced. Here’s the list:
- November 14, 2016: Qingdao, China
- November 16, 2016: Beijing, China
- November 18, 2016: Seoul, Korea
- November 20, 2016: Taipei, Taiwan
Cristina’s educational engagements for this fall include residencies at Santa Clara University, the University of California Santa Barbara, as well as Harvard University.