You can now listen online to the interview that Yo-Yo Ma and Cristina gave to Public Radio International, discussing the work of the Silk Road Ensemble, on the occasion of the upcoming theatrical release of Morgan Neville’s The Music of Strangers next June 10th.
Here’s the link to the original article How Yo-Yo Ma gets a Galician bagpipe and a violin to make beautiful music together →
Cristina has also given several other interviews recently, including one with Steve Seidel for the podcast Harvard EdCast →, discussing the institute The Arts and Passion-Driven Learning of the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Also, for Cristina’s alma mater Rutgers’ Mason Gross School of the Arts On the (Silk) Road: Alum Cristina Pato discusses life as a member of Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble →. Lastly, for the Universidad de Navarra’s magazine Nuestro tiempo: El talento es una responsabilidad social (pdf) →
In other news, Cristina has participated as part of the jury in the M-PRIZE, an international Chamber Arts competition based in Ann Arbor, at the University of Michigan School of Music Theatre & Dance, and the one with the biggest financial award. The competition was created by Aaron Dworkin, founder of Sphinx Organization and Dean of the aforementioned School.