Third Suite

Third Suite
World premiere date
Premiere location place
Highland Park, IL
Dance sections

I. Allegro
II. Presto
III. Andante
IV. Adagio (Pas de Deux)
V. Allegro Moderato

Dancers

Christine Uchida and William Whitener 

with

Shelley Freydont, Mary Ann Kellogg, Sara Rudner
Richard Colton, Anthony Ferro, John Malashock

Total number of dancers
8
Runtime
00:16:00
Other program information

From the original program: "This dance was made in North Andover, MA during the Spring of 1980 and is dedicated to Gerald J. Gross."

No longer a group of purely modern dancers, Tharp's company was comprised of dancers with a pronounced blend of styles and experience. Third Suite, a chamber ballet, marks a shift in the variety of dances created for them.

A long pas de deux for the principal couple would later be excerpted for the television special Confessions Of A Cornermaker.

 

  • Third Suite
    Uchida and Whitener perform an excerpt in the television special Confessions of a Cornermaker.  ©Twyla Tharp
Video Description

Company dancers in performance.

Full music program

Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach - 1725

1. Ouverture
2. Air
3. Gavotte
4. Bouree
5. Gigue

Music details
Music track
webmusic-assortedquartets.mp3
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