10.1.2021New Sound - Tailpiece designed by David Arroyabe

This tailpiece is the result of numerous experiments, observations
and suggestions. Soundwise, especially the curve at the strings´end
has proved it´s worth. As far as I know, it´s my invention.

4.11.2020Dominant Pro: The New Violin Strings by Thomastik Infeld

It´s a great pleasure to test the new generation of the probably most
popular violin string worldwide before its introduction on the market !

4.9.2020Premiere: David Arroyabe conducting the vocal ensemble "Euphonie"

Finally, after intense preparations, or first project "Heaven & Hell ~ & nice
things inbetween" will see it´s premiere performance. More information here


7.8.2019World Premiere of Elias Praxmarer´s "Suite for Violin and Guitar"

We, the Duo Da Chara, had the great honour and pleasure of performing the
world premire of Elias´debut feature for this line-up in Landeck´s Burschlkirche. Thanks to the exceedingly positive feedback from the audience as well as from reviews this piece is right away to be found in our repertoire !

29.7.2019Schubert´s "Trout" Quintet performed in Innsbruck´s "House of Music"

Together with our ukrainian-american pianist-colleagues Sergej Kvitko (Mozart)
and Irena Portenko (Schubert) we, a quintet of the InnStrumenti chamber orchestra (David Craffonara-double bass, Barbara Riccabona-violoncello, Markus Huber-viola, and David Arroyabe & Branko Simic-violins) performed a  chamber concert
including Mozarts d-minor piano concerto (KV 466) in a quintet version as well as Schubert´s "Trout" Quintet in Innsbruck´s "House of Music".

20.2.2019Duo Da Chara live on ORF-TV

Duo Da Chara performed live in the ORF TV show "Guten Morgen Österreich",
appearing three times we presented a work by Mauro Giuliani, Irish Folk Music as well as a brasilian piece by Celso Machado, plus some interviews.
Click here for the videos.