Concerts of Nachiketa Yakkundi



January 2019


o   Saturday the 19th  House concert at the Pradeep residence in Folsom, CA; Ravi Gutala (T) and Vivek Datar (H)



February 2019


o   Saturday the 9th and Sunday the 10th Nataka Chaitra presents Kola part two of a Kannada drama trilogy, directed by Sharmila Vidyadhara and Ashoka Upadhya, translated from the Marathi work by Mahesh Elkunchwar. My daughter Ambhranee Yakkundi and I perform the songs. Mission City Center for Performing Arts, 3250 Monroe Street, Santa Clara, CA 95051



March 2019


o   Saturday the 2nd Solo debut Hindustani vocal concert of my daughter Ambhranee Yakkundi, organised by SR Fine Arts; Community of Infinite Spirit (Divine Science), 1540 Hicks Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125; 4:00 PM; Ibhanan Kulkarni (T) and Pooja Vedam (H.) This concert is free and open to everyone.


o   Saturday the 2nd Vyākrita: Under The Sacred Tree a dance drama featuring excerpts from the many lives of The Buddha on his path to enlightenment - presented by Shreelata Suresh and her Bharatanatyam organisation Vishwa Shanthi Performing Arts as well as by South India Fine Arts; original music composed and performed by Asha Ramesh and myself; two shows - 2:00 PM and 6:00 PM - McAfee Center for Performing Arts, 20300 Herriman Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070


o   Saturday the 23rdSwara 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



April 2018


o   Saturday the 6th  Gavi Gita: A musical drama that captures the essence of the mighty Bhagavad Gita and retells it through simple dialogue and glorious song. Directed by Prabhakar Sathe. I will be playing the role of Lord Krishna. The language will be Marathi with supertitles in English. California State University Hayward Theatre, 25800 Carlos Bee Boulevard, Hayward, CA 94542; 2:00 PM. Tickets are available here.


o   Sunday the 21st Concert to celebrate Hanuman Jayanti at the Sankata Mochana Hanuman Temple, 35463 Dumbarton Court, Newark, CA 94560; 2:00 PM; Ajay Sundar Raj (T) and Vignesh Thyagarajan (V.) This concert is free and open to all.



May 2019


o   Sunday the 12th  Concert of vachanas for Basava JayantiLivermore Temple, 1232 Arrowhead Avenue, Livermore, CA 94551; 2:00 PM; Ajay Sundar Raj (T) and Rochan Yakkundi (H)




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