How to recognize a quality classical concert grade guitar?

When we decide to acquire a concert grade classical guitar we should take care that it is exactly as it should be, not only because it is a big investment, but also being guitar lovers that we are, we should be looking for a quality Spanish guitar


Last February 2, 2016 we published a short film titled “Media Luna – 100 años entre cuerdas y madera” ( directed by Alberto Gonzalo y Pablo Arenillas

What are the origins of the flamenco guitar?

As many of you may have known, in the origins of flamenco the singing was the only protagonist of the genre. The guitar was incorporated later and more recently it was followed by other instruments such as the piano, the cajón or the violin that reflect the contemporary features of the style today.

Paco de Lucía, el hijo de la portuguesa
Conde guitars featured in the new book “Paco de Lucía, el hijo de la portuguesa”

It is our pleasure to review the recently completed book “Paco de Lucía, el hijo de la portuguesa” (its original title) published in 2015 by the Algeciras writer and journalist Juan José Tellez.

Frankfurt Musikmesse 2016

Frankfurt Musikmesse 2016 will take place from 7-10 April. Come and visit us at the Hall 8.0 Booth K-93. Musikmesse 2016 is fast approaching and will be taking place from 7-10 of April 2016 at Messe Frankfurt (Germany). As many of you may know, Messe Frankfurt has decided to overhaul the entire fair structure this […]

La Bienal de Flamenco de Sevilla

We are very pleased to announce the new edition of the much awaited Seville Flamenco Biennale taking place from Sept. 8 to Oct. 2, 2016.

Davinia Ballesteros | Guitarrista flamenca
Interview with Davinia Ballesteros

Davinia Ballesteros is a young flamenco guitarist born in Malaga in 1982, a place where she learned to play the guitar when she was only six years old. She completed her guitar studies cum laude and honors award at the Superior Conservatory of Music in Malaga, she also has a degree in the flamenco guitar

100 años de guitarras Conde
100 years of the Conde guitars

As many of you know, throughout this entire year we celebrated 100 years since the establishment of our workshop in 1915. As the year comes to a close we wanted to treat our friends, clients and co-workers with a cocktail which took place this last Tuesday, December 15 at the magnificent Orchestra Hall of the Madrid Opera House (Teatro Real).

100 years of Conde guitars illustrated

This year we turn 100. A century marked by passion, hard work, great friendships, music, and above all, love of the guitar. 100 years of Conde guitars illustrated through an infographic.

Gift Ideas for a Guitar Fan this Holiday Season

We would like to share five gift ideas with you that would surprise any guitar aficionado. Choose the one you like the best and we will make sure it is delivered to you in time, or if you prefer it, we can send it directly to the person you wish to surprise.

La consejera de Economía, Empleo y Hacienda de la Comunidad de Madrid visita nuestro taller
The Madrid Regional Minister for Economy, Employment and Revenue visits our workshop

On the occasion of our centennial this year, we received the Madrid regional minister for economy, employment and revenue Hon. Engracia Hidalgo. During her visit, the minster highlighted the significance of our line of work in terms of development of the Spanish Brand as well as for the continuation of handicrafting as a trade and […]

Celebrated tenor Juan Diego Flórez plays one of our guitars at the Teatro Real

Last Monday, November 16th, the Teatro Real (Madrid Opera) offered a second concert as part of its cycle Voices of the real: a Juan Diego Flórez recital accompanied by the pianist Vincenzo Scalera.