Concerts of Nachiketa Yakkundi

 

 

February 2018

 

o   Saturday the 10th and Sunday the 11th – Gangaavatarana – a grand Kannada drama, with music and dance, written and directed by Rajendra Karanth based on the works of the great poet D. R. Bendre. The songs will be performed by me and my team. San Francisco Bay Area shows Mission City Center for Performing Arts, 3250 Monroe Street, Santa Clara, CA 95051. Times, tickets and details are here.

 

o   Saturday the 17th – Gangaavatarana – a grand Kannada drama, with music and dance, written and directed by Rajendra Karanth based on the works of the great poet D. R. Bendre. The songs will be performed by me and my team. Los Angeles area show Valencia High School, 500 Bradford Avenue, Placentia, CA 92870. Times, tickets and details are here.

 

 

March 2018

 

o   Saturday the 3rd – Guest performer recital at the conclusion of the annual student concert of Sheshaprasad Chikkatur’s Mahati School of Music; Sanatana Dharma Kendra, 3102 Landess Avenue, San Jose, CA 95132; student performances start at 4:30 PM

 

o   Sunday the 4th – Concert on the occasion of the Atirudra Mahayagnam mega event at the Livermore Temple, 1232 Arrowhead Avenue, Livermore, CA 94551; 2:00 PM; Ajay Sundar Raj (T) and Krishna Parthasarathy (V.) This concert is free and open to all.

 

o   Saturday the 24th - Swara Sanjeevini – a Kannada light music concert by the premier Kannada band Raaga, presented by the Kannada Koota of Northern California, the proceeds of which go to SSCF; tickets can be purchased via SulekhaCarrington Hall, 1201 Brewster Avenue, Redwood City, CA 94062; 5:00 PM

 

o   Saturday the 31st – Concert to celebrate Hanuman Jayanti at the Sankata Mochana Hanuman Temple, 35463 Dumbarton Court, Newark, CA 94560; 5:00 PM; Ravi Gutala (T) and Vivek Datar (H.) This concert is free and open to all.

 

 

May 2018

 

o   Saturday the 5th - Concert of vachanas for Basava Jayanti; Livermore Temple, 1232 Arrowhead Avenue, Livermore, CA 94551; 3:00 PM; Kashyap Parab (T) and Rochan Yakkundi (H)

 

o   Saturday the 19th – Concert at the Ustad Amir Khan Music Festival organised by the Intonation Foundation; SRCM Heartfulness Meditation Centre, 585 Mowry Avenue, Fremont, CA 94536; 3:00 PM; Ravi Gutala (T) and Vivek Datar (H); tickets can be purchased here.

 

 

June 2018

 

o   Saturday the 2nd – Swara Lahari presents Swara Sanjeevini, a Carnatic-Hindustani jugalbandi concert with Ragavan Manian and myself, the proceeds of which go to SSCF; Jain Temple Auditorium, 722 South Main Street, Milpitas, CA 95035. Concert and ticket details are here.

 

 

November 2018

o   Saturday the 17th – RSV 2018: 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.

 

 

 

 

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