Simon Thacker's Svara-Kanti

Simon Thacker’s Svara-Kanti

- Venue: Red Lecture Theatre
- Age Suitability: U
- Times: 21.05 (60 mins)

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The premiere of Simon Thacker’s latest pioneering intercultural explorations with a special trio line-up of his award-winning Indo-Western ensemble.

It features Scotland’s visionary guitar virtuoso/composer with the soulful voice khamak playing of Raju das Baul, spectacular exponent of one of Bengal’s spiritually richest folk forms, and tabla master Sarvar Sabri. Simon brings his acclaimed compositional voice to the mystical, universally affecting Baul tradition, and showcases his stunning instrumental music.

“Oh lucky, lucky Edinburgh. Simon Thacker is, in my opinion, one of the most important musicians of his generation.” ★★★★★ Three Weeks 2014

Part of Made in Scotland Showcase