Simon Thacker’s Svara-Kanti UK tour

February 6, 2020 in by mwhiteside

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The Scottish New Music Award winning incarnation of Simon Thacker’s Svara-Kanti that expands on the mystical Bengali Baul spiritual tradition will soon be touring Scotland and north England. Two great exponents of the mystical Bengali Baul folk tradition, Santiniketan based Raju das Baul (voice/khomok) and Kushtia’s Farida Yesmin, Sunayana Ghosh (a Hindustani tabla virtuoso from Kolkata) & pioneering Ivors Awards nominated guitarist/composer Simon Thacker will unite India, Bangladesh & Scotland in new musical explorations.
The dates (with links):

Sat 7th March Ardross Hall
Sun 8th March Bengali Performing Arts at Eastwood Park theatre, Giffnock
Mon 9th March Lyth Arts Centre 
Tues 10th March West Coast Arts, Gairloch  
Wed 11th March Universal Hall, Findhorn, Forres   
Fri 13th March Eyemouth Hippodrome  
Sat 14th March Middlesbrough Town Hall
Sun 15th March, Summerhall, Edinburgh