The pair, who met as Conservatory students, are back together in Lynchburg for an encore performance! Will Hagen is a third prize winner at the Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels, one of the highest-ranking Americans in the competition’s history. He performs on the 1732 “Arkwright Lady Rebecca Sylvan” Antonio Stradivari, on generous loan from the Rachel Barton Pine Foundation. Spanish/Dutch pianist Albert Cano Smit was first prize winner at the 2019 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, as well as a first prize winner at the 2017 Walter W. Naumburg Piano Competition. He is a recipient of the 2020 Arthur Rubinstein Piano Prize from The Juilliard School.