Percussionist wins $75,000 Swiss bank prizemain
An Italian percussionist, Simone Rubino, has been named winner of the Credit Suisse Young Artist Award 2016. The prize is SFr 75,000 ($75,782) and a concert with the Vienna Philharmonic.
Rubino, 22, won the ARD music competition this summer.
Previous Credit Suisse winners include Patricia Kopatchinskaja (2002), Sol Gabetta (2004), Antoine Tamestit (2008), Vilde Frang (2012) and Sergey Khachatryan (2014).