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


 5 stars in Pangea Magazine, 5 stars in ThreeWeeks, fantastic review on 7Ahead, 4 stars on Edinburgh49, 4 stars in The Scotsman for Karmana, Songs of the Roma


Interview/preview for Karmana, Songs of the Roma at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, on 7ahead with me here and 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...


New video, Karmana promo here


Simon featured on podcast "I'll Cadence When I Die" by Tom Butler


New solo video here, D & L by Stephen Hamilton


New cello/guitar videos with Justyna Jablonska here and here


Simon featured in Classical Guitar Magazine


New ST's Svara-Kanti lineup videos here and here, page here







Karmana Finale, Simon in duo with Justyna Jablonska (cello)


Simon Thacker's Svara-Kanti, India Debut Tour Film


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Live Streamed Simon Thacker's ritmata performance in new Zealand Sep 2015

Simon Thacker's Svara-Kanti, exploring the Mystical Baul tradition, with Raju das Baul

Simon's Duo with Polish Cellist Justyna Jablonska featured at Made in Scotland showcase during Edinburgh Fringe, New album KARMANA coming soon