XIII Alhambra International Competition


We are pleased to inform that the rules of the XIII Alhambra International Competition, which will take place in 2016, are already available on this website.

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XIII Alhambra International Guitar Competition Rules

XIIth Edition video

Kyuhee Park – El Noi de la Mare

Kyuhee Park, winner of the last edition of the Alhambra competition, launched her new CD and performed a great concert at Rodrigo’s hall on 9th June. She played this piece on the Mengual & Margarit Serie C model by Alhambra.


We would like to thank you all the competitors that came to Valencia to participate in the Alhambra Competition and we would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the 4 finalist of this edition, especially to Alí Arango, who apart from winning the first prize, he won the Audience prize and the prize for the New Spanish Music Composition. Congratulations!!!

Ganadores 2014

First Prize: Alí Arango (Cuba)

Second Prize: Anton Baranov (Russia)

Third Prize (Ex-aequo): Hugo Moltó Medina (Spain) and Thomas Viloteau (France)

Audience Prize: Alí Arango (Cuba)

Alhambra’s prize to the new Spanish Music Composition: Alí Arango (Cuba)

Finalists of the XII Alhambra International Guitar Competition

Thomas Viloteau

Anton Baranov

Hugo Moltó Medina

Alí Arango

Concert by Graham Devine

Graham DevineConcert by Graham Devine, this evening at 20:00 at Lucrecia Bori. Limited capacity. Free entrance.



Competitors who pass to the second round

1. Toshiyuki Kumagai

2. Sanel Redzic

3. Thomas Viloteau

4. Anton Baranov

5. Mircea-Stefan Gogoncea

6. Hugo Moltó Medina

7. Alí Arango

8. Florian Larousse

9. Takuya Okamoto

10. Harold Gretton

First round timetable

Tuesday 10th at 10:00

Roman Zorkin

Alejandro Costa

Toshiyuki Kumagai

Augusto Pedro Enriquez

Andrés Campanario

Ana Lourdes Uriarte

Alfonso Rubio

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List of competitors

XII Alhambra International Competition: list of competitors is already available.

Introduction to the XII Competition, by José Luis Ruiz del Puerto

XI edición

Manufacturas Alhambra is the global leader in the making of traditional Spanish guitars. In the nearly five decades of its history, the company has optimized its entire fabrication process, achieving a level of quality and excellent sound that were scarcely dreamed of just a few years ago.

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