Adrian Heinzelmann is one of his generation’s most talented German luthiers. His guitars are of great finesse with an aesthetic that combines the Spanish tradition and the modernity for which German luthiers are worldwide recognized. His guitars are played by many brilliant teachers, soloists, and students and have already proven themselves in major European concert halls.
His craftsmanship and the way Adrian Heinzelmann designs his soundboards are unique. Many narrow parallel trenches are carved inside the cedar soundboard to optimize its weight and flexibility. This technique, combined with lightweight lattice bracing, gives an instrument great sensitivity and impressive volume. Playing Adrian Heinzelmann’s guitar gives confidence and pushes the guitarist beyond his limits.
This classy-looking guitar with a modern twist offers all the features that characterize a first-class classical guitar, including an overall well-balanced sound in polyphonic music, a top-notch separation of voices, and a long sustain. On top of that, it offers a remarkable voice that is both sweet and bold at the same time. The pleasantly round neck, raised fingerboard, and responsive soundboard create a great playing feel and bring out the best that a classical guitarist expects from a master guitar.
Adrian’s guitar is a very versatile concert instrument of the highest grade. Every aspect of this guitar is simply impressive, both tonally and aesthetically. Great care was taken in the selection of the spruce top, as well as the choice of stunning Indian rosewood back and sides. Its craftsmanship perfectly reflects the luthier’s outstanding skills as a craftsman. This fine instrument has direct voicings and exceptional balance throughout its voicings. Furthermore, it offers superb playability due to its excellent neck shape and quick response. As a result, it is a very comfortable instrument for a long practice session or demanding concert program.
Watch the presentation video of this particular guitar below, where you will find a lot of additional information about its playability and sound.
|Back and sides:||Indian rosewood|
|Air body frequency:||F#|
|Strings:||Knobloch EDC 34.0|
|Case:||Hiscox Pro II “Siccas Guitars” Edition|