Thursday, Oct. 11
7:30 p.m.

Weis Center

Cristina Pato is a master of the Galician bagpipes, or gaita, a classical pianist and a passionate educator. Hailed as "a virtuosic burst of energy" by The New York Times and as "one of the living masters of the gaita" by the Wall Street Journal, her professional life is devoted to cultural exchange and to forging new paths for the Galician bagpipes. Pato has performed on major stages throughout the world and has released and produced six solo gaita albums and two solo piano recordings, and collaborated on more than 40 records as a guest artist.