Rupert Egerton-Smith combines his passion for the piano with a business career. He is Head of Strategy for the international law firm Linklaters. He won the first prize and audience award at the 20th International Concours des Grands Amateurs in Paris in 2009. Recital and concerto engagements have included performances in the US, UK, Bulgaria, France, and Lebanon. His debut CD of works by Bach, Scarlatti, Chopin and Ravel will be released on Garat records in summer 2012.