Violinist Noé Inui has won this year's Prix Julius Baer, worth CHF10,000 (£6,500), awarded by the Verbier Festival Academy. Inui, 27, was born in Brussels to a Greek mother and a Japanese father, and now lives in Dusseldorf. He studied in Brussels, Paris, Karlsruhe and Dusseldorf, and his teachers have included Ulf Hoelscher, Rosa Fain, Claus Reichardt and Helga Thoene. He has won prizes at the Sibelius Competition and the Young Concert Artists International Auditions. He was a member of the Carlo Van Neste Trio from 2005 to 2012.