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05 May 2018Songs of the Roma
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01 April 2018King at the Castle - at Kellie Castle
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22 January 2017Volunteer Open Day at Kellie Castle
19 November 2016Edinburgh and East Regional Assembly
18 October 2016Box Beds: a Scottish Folk Tradition
10 October 2016Monthly Monday Coffee mornings at Kellie Castle
24 September 2016Sealed Knot Re-enactment Weekend at Falkland Palace
20 September 2016Musical event at Kellie Castle
31 July 2016'Hamlet" with the Festival Players Theatre, at Falkland Palace
17 June 2016Herb Day (Scotland's Gardens Open Day)
13 May 2016Solo piano concert by Alexander Chapman Campbell at Hill of Tarvit

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Songs of the Roma

Saturday 05 May 2018

A new Romany musical journey full of spiritual intensity, catharsis and joy by one of the UK's most expansive musical figures, Simon Thacker (classical guitar), with the much admired Polish cellist Justyna Jablonska and leading Roma exponent, Lublin based singer/violinist Masha Natanson.

Building on one of the world's great song traditions as well as his own pioneering experiences across the world, Thacker draws on and extends European, Indian and Balkan folk forms, and of course flamenco in a vivid re-imagining of powerful songs in Romani, Romanian, Serbian and Russian and wonderfully inventive new instrumental music. www.simonthacker.com 

Supported by Creative Scotland

Reviews:

"Another stage in the journey of the music of the Roma people" ThreeWeeks *****

"Manages to be spiritual, intellectual, technical and emotional all at the same time... absolutely not to be missed." 7Ahead

"The term "world music" uttered in today's time and space has come to mean very little, but in Simon Thacker it has been reborn, in his epic sojourn that takes him - like an ancient Roma traveller from India, through Spain and finally northwards to Scotland." World Music Report (Canada)

" Simon Thacker hasn't re-interpreted world music (more accurately traditional music forms from Scotland to India and many points of Roma gypsy travels between). He's completely reinvented it." FabricationsHQ

Tickets are now on sale on the website

www.nts.org.uk/Event/20018567822/songsoftheroma

and at the Castle if you would like to purchase them