Cristina Pato at The Barns in Vienna, VA
Spanish bagpiper, composer and member of The Silk Road Ensemble Cristina Pato will perform at The Barns next November.
Galician bagpiper, pianist, and composer Cristina Pato enjoys an active career devoted to Galician popular and classical music and jazz. The first female gaita player to release a solo album (1999), she has collaborated with Yo-Yo Ma, Arturo O’Farril, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Osvaldo Golijov, World Orchestra, and Paquito D’Rivera and performed throughout Europe, USA, India, Africa, and China.
A pop star in her native Spain, Pato is passionate about education and cultural exchange.