Higinio Arrué

Bassoon · principal

Higinio Arrué has played solo bassoon with The Deutsche Kammer­philharmonie Bremen since 2000. Raised in Spain, he followed up his studies there at the University of the Arts Bremen under his predecessor David Tomás and at the Folkwang University of the Arts Essen under Prof. Gustavo Núñez. He was a member of the Spanish National Youth Orchestra and the European Union Youth Orchestra.

Higinio Arrué has made guest performances with the Orquesta Ciutat de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya, the NDR Sinfonieorchester Hamburg and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam.

As a chamber musician he plays with the woodwind ensemble Moonwinds and of course the Wind Soloists of The Deutsche Kammer­philharmonie Bremen. He has worked on several occasions with the Daniel Hope Ensemble and has performed regularly with the Spanish Miró Ensemble.

Higinio Arrué is Professor of Bassoon at the Music Conservatory ›Musikene‹ in San Sebastian. On CD he can be heard as a soloist in Richard Strauss’ ›Duet Concertino‹, accompanied by ›his‹ Kammer­philharmonie under the baton of Paavo Järvi.

In his private and sporting interests, Higinio Arrué is as international as he is musical. Apart from playing tennis himself, he is a fan of both Valencia C.F. and the Bremen kickers from SV Werder.