Armenia

Armenia
World premiere date
Premiere location place
Dallas, TX
Commissioner
Total number of dancers
2
Runtime
00:09:13

Armenia is a high-energy duet set to five works by Armenian composer Komitas Vardapet. The ballet is fast paced and rigorous, combining classical pointe technique and acrobatic partnering.

  • Armenia
    Eames and Neshyba-Hodges in performance. ©Twyla Tharp
  • Armenia
    Neshyba-Hodges and Eames in performance. ©Twyla Tharp
Video Description

Whitney Simler and Neshyba-Hodges perform an early version in 2005.

Full music program

"Ten Armenian Folk Songs and Dances"
By Komitas Vardapet

1. Habrban
2. Gakavig
3. Shoushiki
4. Al Ayloughs
5. Shoger Djon

 

Music details
Music track
webmusic-armenia.mp3
Audio sample

Habrban
By Komitas Vardapet

Armenia (premiere) | Twyla Tharp Dance
Winspear Opera House
Dallas, TX
Armenia (preview) | Company C Ballet
Yerba Buena Center for the Performing Arts
San Francisco, CA
Armenia (preview) | Twyla Tharp Dance
Richland High School Auditorium
Richland, WA