Violinist Noé Inui was born in Brussels in 1985 to a Greek mother and a Japanese father. He has been living in Düsseldorf since 2006. He started having violin lessons at the age of four. Noé has won many prizes at a great variety of international competitions. Among many prizes, his most recent ones were at the Verbier Festival Academy 2012, where he was awarded the prestigious Prix d’Honneur, Prix Julius Bär, presented to a musician of exceptional talent, the special prize for Young Talents at the 2005 ‘Jean Sibelius’ International Violin Competition in Helsinki and the 2009 Young Concert Artists in New York. In 2011 he won the Gina Bachauer prize in Greece and in 2010.
He made his New York (Merkin Hall) and Washington DC debut (Kennedy Center). He has appeared as a soloist with renowned orchestras such as the Japan and Nagoya Philarmonics, the Athens State Symphony Orchestra, the Dutch National Ballet,the Braunschweiger Staatsorchester and the Stuttgarter Kammerorchester. As a chamber musician, he played with musicians like Karin Lechner, Julien Quentin, Martha Argerich and Leonidas Kavakos. With German cellist Benedict Kloeckner and pianist Vassilis Varvaresos, Noé forms the acclaimed Trio Bell’Arte. From 2005-2012 he was a member of the Brussels based Trio Carlo van Neste. Noé is playing a Tomasso Balestrieri (Mantua) from 1764.