Two guitars of the classic soloist Juan José Sáenz Gallego in Solera Flamenca

We are offering all of our customers two guitars belonging to the classical guitar soloist and pedagogue JUAN JOSÉ SÁENZ GALLEGO: Ignacio Fleta e Hijos 1983, and Manuel Contreras 1982.

This is a guitar of the firm Ignacio Fleta e Hijos del año 1983 and another one, made by Manuel Contreras del año 1982, Two magnificent guitars which are part of the most representative leading figures of classical guitar in our country.

Juan José Sáenz Gallego worked with great craftsmen, such as Jorge Cardoso, José Tomás, Francisco Ortiz and Narciso Yepes, among others. In 1998, he founded Regino Sainz de la Maza’s International Guitar Week, in Burgos, whose artistic direction he managed from the first minute, along with the Local Culture Institute. The event was born with the purpose of honoring and divulgating Sainz de la Maza’s musical talent. Sainz de la Maza (1896-1981) was an outstanding performer in Burgos’s musical and cultural history.

He was Saenz Gallego’s first reference in his career, which started in Burgos with Carlos Pérez and Javier Zárate as teachers. They taught him guitar, music theory, piano and harmony. Later, he moved to Madrid, where he finished his music degree in the Higher Conservatory with Manuel Rubio, Regino Sainz de la Maza’s pupil. Along his career as a soloist, he has achieved several successful performances in different European countries and the USA, apart from writing the “Technical Dictionary of the Guitar” (Madrid, 2000).

Now we will be leaving you with a video of this superb guitarist, interpreting a composition by Kenji Miyazawa, a Japanese author (1896-1933), using the guitar Ignacio Fleta e Hijos del año 1983.