Simon Thacker’s Svara-Kanti

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.

Simon Thacker’s Svara-Kanti is on at 21.05, in the Red Lecture Theatre, Summerhall, from the 15th to the 23rd August 2015. Click here for more information.

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