FANTON d'ANDON, Olivier, France
Among the handful of very finest luthiers in the world, the prodigiously talented Olivier Fanton d'Andon is this generation's premiere French luthier. Internationally acclaimed concert artists Antigoni Goni and Roland Dyens perform and record on Fanton d'Andon's magnificent classical guitars. One of the most powerful guitars in the world, these innovative radially braced spruce top instruments are, most importantly, musical works of art - rivaling the sweetest, purist, richest sounding traditional instruments in range of color, nuance, depth, and separation. Add to these attributes unsurpassed evenness and sustain, quick response and unusually easy right and left hand set up, and you have a concert guitar suitable for both the largest and most intimate venues. (learn more)
Materials: Unsurpassed workmanship, old master grade Ind. sides and back, European spr. soundboard, curly maple headstock veneer, beautifully executed hand rubbed French polish of shellac finish, handcrafted Rodgers precision tuning machines (the finest in the world) with engraved brass sideplates, 650mm string length, hardshell case.