Concerts of Nachiketa Yakkundi
o Saturday the 11th – A classical concert organised by Sanatana Dharma Kendra and LOTUS on the auspicious occasion of Mahashivaraatri to celebrate musical offerings to Lord Shiva. Sanatana Dharma Kendra, 3102 Landess Avenue, San Jose, CA 95132
· My students will perform from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM, tabla accompaniment will be by Vinay Vellore, Ibhanan Kulkarni and Amit Rao
· Then there will be my performance from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM; Ravi Gutala (T) and Vivek Datar (H)
This concert is free and open to all.
o Sunday the 12th – House concert in Sacramento, CA
o Sunday the 26th – House concert in San Jose, CA
o Saturday the 11th and Sunday the 12th – AAPNA presents a Gandharva Veda concert at their annual conference, in which I will perform; Mount Madonna Center, 445 Summit Road, Watsonville, CA 95076; starting at 1:30 PM; Satish Tare (T) and Vivek Datar (H)
o Saturday the 18th – Concert to celebrate Holi and spring – Rang Barse – at the India Community Center as part of the Hindustani Classical Music Concert Series; 525 Los Coches Street, Milpitas, CA 95035; 3:30 PM; Ravi Gutala (T) and Anand Karve (H)
o Tuesday the 4th – Concert to commemorate Raamanavami at the Sankata Mochana Hanuman Temple, 35463 Dumbarton Court, Newark, CA 94560; 6:30 PM; Ajay Sundar Raj (T) and Krishna Parthasarathy (V). This concert is free and open to all.
o Saturday the 8th – Concert of my students to celebrate Raamanavami and participate in a grand Satyanarayana puja at the Sankata Mochana Hanuman Temple, 35463 Dumbarton Court, Newark, CA 94560; starting at 1:30 PM. This concert is free and open to all.
o Saturday the 29th – My son Rochan Yakkundi will perform in a concert of vachanas to celebrate Basava Jayanti at the Livermore Temple, 1232 Arrowhead Avenue, Livermore, CA 94551; 2:00 PM; Ibhanan Kulkarni (T) and Ambhranee Yakkundi (H)
o Sunday the 30th – Morning Ragas concert at the Community Hall of Mantri Tranquil Apartments, Gubbalala, Pass Kanakapura Road, Subramanyapura Post, Bangalore 560061; 10:30 AM; Gurumurthy Vaidya (T) and Ashwin Walawalkar (H)
o Sunday the 9th through Saturday the 29th – NAATAK (in its 57th production and largest ever in its 22-year history!) presents Toba Tek Singh - a grand musical in Hindi, based on the celebrated short story by Saadat Hasan Manto, written and directed by Sujit Saraf, and with music direction by me. The play features fascinating sets, costumes and lights, along with live music by me and my team, and dance by Shaira Bhan & Snigdha Singh and team. Woodside High Performing Arts Center, 199 Churchill Avenue, Woodside, CA 94062
o Saturday the 18th – RSV 2017: The annual student concert of our Rajguru Sangeet Vidyaniketan, in which my students will perform along with many other talented musicians. Staying in tune with tradition, I will perform for the finale. Saratoga Community Center, 19655 Allendale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070 starting at 2:30 PM. This concert is free and open to all.