Concerts of Nachiketa Yakkundi




January 2021


o   Saturday the 9th  – Hindustani vocal concert of my son Rochan Yakkundi, organised by Shreyomayā on Facebook Live; 6:00 PM US/Pacific; Ambhranee Yakkundi (H); YouTube recording


o   Saturday the 30th  – Casual Conversations with Carnatic Cohorts – in conversation with music stalwarts Ashok Subramanian and Hari Devanath, the programme featured interesting anecdotes and musical experiences from my life’s journey; the recording of the episode is here



February 2021


o   Thursday the 18th   – Ganapriya – my very own YouTube channel premiered; please subscribe to it!




April 2021


o   Saturday the 24th  – Concert for Raamanavami at the Sankata Mochana Hanuman Temple; this Zoom concert will be live; 4:00 PM; YouTube recording



May 2021


o   Saturday the 1st – Solo harmonium concert of my daughter Ambhranee Yakkundi, organised by SR Fine Arts on Facebook Live; 6:00 PM; Facebook recording; YouTube recording


o   Saturday the 15th – Global Basava Jayanti Celebrations – Basava associations from all over the world will be participating. The Veerashaiva Samaja of North America (Northern California chapter) has afforded me the glorious opportunity to perform vachanas for a short duration during these august celebrations.


June 2021


o   Monday the 14th  – Hindustani vocal concert of my son Rochan Yakkundi, organised by Yuva Sangeet; Ambhranee Yakkundi (H)



September 2021


o   Sunday the 5th to Sunday the 26th – NAATAK presents Buddha - a grand musical in Hindi written and directed by Sujit Saraf, with original music by me. Meticulously researched, fluidly written, and superbly directed by Sujit Saraf, BUDDHA features glorious music composed by me, and performed by me and my team; scintillating dances by the Naatak dance ensemble; beautiful costumes, sets, and of course, an electric cast - all performed outdoors in the verdant environs of the Kelley Park Amphitheater located at 1300 Senter Road, San Jose, CA 95112.



October 2021


o   Saturday the 2nd  – Dasa Namana – a Hindustani concert celebrating the great Haridasas of Karnataka, organised by the Chicago-area Vidyaranya Kannada Kuta; 2:30-4:30 PM; Sri Guru Rayara Matha, 31W093 IL-58, Elgin, IL 60120; Dhananjay Kunte (T) and Muralidhara Kaje (H)




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