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James Baik and Albert Cano Smit, piano- Live concert


Saturday, July 20th at 4pm, is cellist James Baik and pianist Albert Cano Smit. Cellist James Baik has been described as “an undeniable authority,” and possesses “a real warmth emerging in lyricism… and displays mixture of sonic mastery and interiority,” by Belgian newspaper Le Soir, after his astounding performance at the 2021 Queen Elisabeth competition. Recently, James was a finalist at the 2019 Stulberg International String Competition and would go on to receive the first prize at the prestigious Irving M. Klein International Competition. Spanish/Dutch pianist Albert Cano Smit won First Prize at the 2019 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, as well as The Paul A. Fish Memorial Prize, the Alexander Kasza-Kasser Concert Prize for support of his Kennedy Center debut, the Friends of Music Concert Prize (NY), and the Sunday Musicale Prize (NJ). He also won First Prize at the 2017 Walter W. Naumburg Piano Competition, which presented him in recital at Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall. Mr. Cano Smit currently studies with Robert McDonald at The Juilliard School.

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  • 1885 Honest Brook Road
  • Delhi, NY 13753