Concerts of Nachiketa Yakkundi

 

 

 

April 2022

 

o   Sunday the 3rd – Solo harmonium concert of my daughter Ambhranee Yakkundi, organised by SR Fine Arts on Facebook Live; 5:00 PM; Sushanth Nayak (T); YouTube recording available here

 

o   Saturday the 9th – Concert of Haridaasa Saahitya organised by San Diego Satsangha on YouTube Live; 6:00 PM; Ajay Sundar Raj (T); YouTube recording available here

 

o   Saturday the 16th – (My first in-person solo concert in the Bay Area after nearly three years!) Concert for Raamanavami and Hanuman Jayanti at the Sankata Mochana Hanuman Temple, 35463 Dumbarton Court, Newark, CA 94560; 5:00 PM; Ajay Sundar Raj (T) and Anand Karve (H); this concert is free and open to everyone

 

May 2022

 

o   Sunday the 8th –  Concert of vachanas for Basava JayantiLivermore Temple, 1232 Arrowhead Avenue, Livermore, CA 94551; 1:30 PM; Ajay Sundar Raj (T) and Krishna Parthasarathy (V)

 

July 2022

 

o   Saturday the 2nd  –  GRAND Hindustani-Karnatic jugalbandi concert with Ragavan ManianLivermore Temple, 1232 Arrowhead Avenue, Livermore, CA 94551; 4:00 PM; Ravi Gutala (T), Vivek Datar (H), Sanjeev Palamand (M), Lavanya Raman (V)

 

o   Sunday the 30th – Solo classical concert of my son, Rochan Yakkundi, organised by SRFAAlmaden Neighborhood Church, 19550 McKean Road, San Jose, CA 95120; 5:00-6:30 PM; Ajay Sundar Raj (T) and Ambhranee Yakkundi (H); this concert is free and open to everyone

 

 

August 2022

 

o   Thursday the 18th – Krishna Janmaashtami concert; Sankata Mochana Hanuman Temple, 35463 Dumbarton Court, Newark, CA 94560; 9:30-10:30 PM; Kashyap Parab (T) and Vignesh Thyagarajan (V); this concert is free and open to everyone

 

 

September 2022

 

o   Sunday the 4th to Sunday the 25th – Naatak presents Ramayan - a grand musical in Hindi, for which I am the music director and lead singer, while daughter Ambhranee Yakkundi is a singer as well as a harmonium artist in the play. Ramayan is a beautiful adaptation of the original Raamcharitmaanas by the 16th century poet Tulsidas. The show features melodious music, vivacious dance, brilliant acting, gorgeous sets, and lovely stage design - all superlatively adapted, written, and directed by the indefatigable Sujit Saraf. Cubberley Theatre, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303.

 

 

October 2022

 

o   Sunday the 9th – Swamiji's 84th Birthday – Concert of devotional music on the occasion of Swami Omkarananda’s birthday celebration; Badarikashrama, 15602 Maubert Avenue, San Leandro, CA 94578; 2:30-3:30 PM; Ajay Sundar Raj (T) and Krishna Parthasarathy (V), along with Shishir Rao for vocal saath; YouTube recording available here

 

November 2022

 

o   Saturday the 12th – Sangeethotsavam – SR Fine Arts presents a varied concert of music, and Harikatha discourses by the indomitable Ashok Subramaniam; harmonium saath will be provided by my daughter Ambhranee Yakkundi

o   Saturday the 19th – RSV 2022: 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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