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.
Pre order and hear samples from the new Karmana album now, on the shop page.
Karmana album launch on Sat 3rd Dec at Edinburgh's best (worst kept!) secret venue, 8pm start, email (see contact page) for details
Simon Thacker's Svara-Kanti, in the trio incarnation which appeared in last year's Made in Scotland showcase, played Dhaka International Folk Festival at the Army Stadium for an audience of 60000 in November, also featuring the premiere of Simon's reimaginings of songs from the region with special guest Farida Yasmin, report/videos
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 soon