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 groundbreaking ensembles, Simon is As passionate about Segovia and jazz as he is about Indian music and classical contemporary. his work effortlessly transcends boundaries, genres and continents. 



Svara-Kanti Sage Gateshead performance 3rd Dec, tickets


Another Svara-Kanti Edinburgh Festival review, on 1320Radio here


Report on Ritmata's New Zealand tour here, tour video to come soon


ST's Ritmata New Zealand tour reviews: Taranaki Daily News, Plains FM, Elsewhere, JazzLocal32. Live streamed concert from Waikato here.


BBC Radio 3 In Tune live performance (3 tracks, last plays out show) here, STV Edinburgh performance here 


Five star Svara-Kanti Edinburgh Fringe Festival review in ThreeWeeks here, 4 stars in Herald here, 4 stars in Scotsman here, 4 stars in TV Bomb here.


Svara-Kanti's BBC Asian Network interview & performance, Nihal's show at 2hrs 15mins here 


Scroll down the asianculturevulture.com Edinburgh Festival feature for a fine preview of Svara-Kanti here and Plant Hugill preview here


Radio Summerhall interview  here, Summerhall TV interview here


Extraordinarily wide ranging interview previewing Ritmata's New Zealand tour on Graham Reid's legendary site Elsewhere here


Saltire Radio interview with Craig Gordon here


Three albums with three groups to come over the next 18 months, special guests, all world premieres, more news soon





Dil Dil Pakistan reimagined by Simon thacker, with Sarvar Sabri (tabla)

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


                                             SIMON  THACKER      



NEXt performance: Simon Thacker's Svara-Kanti, Sage Gateshead, 3rd Dec: Tickets

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

Descanso de mi Vida, Simon Thacker's Ritmata

Simon Thacker's Svara-Kanti Live on STV