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. His latest programme is Karmana with Polish cellist Justyna Jablonska.
Karmana performance with Justyna Jablonska (cello) confirmed at Kellie Castle, Fife on Sat 27th Sep, booking 01333 720271
Exceptional review of recent Karmana performance in the Highlands in the Ross-shire Journal here
Svara-Kanti will be performing in Coimbatore and Kochi in November, the Indian debut of the group
Svara-Kanti's recent Maida Vale session for BBC Radio 3's "World On 3" now available on the BBC site here
Incredible review of Svara-Kanti's Swaledale Festival concert here, "awesome complex and breathtaking"
Booking now open here for Simon Thacker's Ritmata, 6 shows in the Edinburgh Fringe, part of the prestigious Made in Scotland International Showcase, at Summerhall, premieres, poster here
Fantastic and comprehensive review of Rakshasa by ST's Svara-Kanti on one of the world's biggest jazz sites, All About Jazz here, "a contemporary classic"