Welcome to the website of virtuoso classical guitarist, intercultural pioneer and composer Simon Thacker. acclaimed for his dazzling solo performances and as a leader of and composer for prescient ensembles, Simon's his work effortlessly transcends boundaries, genres and continents.
Exciting news about the next international appearance (for an audience of 60 000!) by Simon Thacker's Svara-Kanti, in the trio incarnation which appeared in last year's Made in Scotland showcase, to be announced soon.
New trio videos of Songs of the Roma coming in October, watch this space
Interview/preview for Karmana, Songs of the Roma at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, on 7ahead with me hereand Justyna here
One of the MiS panel talking about why Karmana, Songs of the Roma was selected for the Made in Scotland showcase at the Edinburgh Fringe here
Karmana album and Edinburgh Fringe exclusive 1st track preview here
New album, Karmana, coming soon, cello and guitar with special guests Karine Polwart (voice), Masha Natanson (voice/violin) and Sarvar Sabri (tabla). Full info and pre order details to be announced in Sep...