Musical Dramatic Show In Three Parts
AMEN is a story about us, about everyone. A mankind is a unified organism, the genetic memory of which has kept imprints on special dates, fateful moments, the tragic events.
AMEN show is an inspired epic drama telling about Armenian people, it's origin and faith, it's values and place in the history of civilization. The aim of the project - to show the world that despite the losses and hardships, the Armenian nation continue living, being happy and creative as part of a family with other nations.
The project producers and writers create the heartfelt story about years of the scattered nation revival by language of symbolism, visual effects and music on the stage. Using modern art forms of dance and music, this unique show marries the contemporary and the ancient. Combining original musical libretto and traditional ballet with the most up- to- date light - music stage technology, the show is a thousand - years old history executed with all the advantages of the modern day stage show.
The main archetypes of the show story is the images symbolizing The Father and The Mother of The People, The People and the others. Dramatic events of this story will remain behind the scene, and the audience will become the witness of the New Time Epos.
Creators and Producers
NARRATOR / "Lontano, Lontano"
THE PEOPLE / “Dance of Life”
FATHER & MOTHER OF THE PEOPLE / “Arevi Zavakner”
VOICE OF THE STORY / “Letters of the Ancient Gods”
THE FAITH / “Il Canto Della Luce”
THE SPRING / “Cantano, Volano”
MOTHER OF THE PEOPLE / “L'angoscia”
THE PEOPLE / “Catastrophe”
MOTHER OF THE PEOPLE / “Dle Yaman”
VOICE OF ANGELS / “Requiem”
THE PEOPLE / “Ray of Hope”
THE PRIEST, CREATOR / “La Forza Della Luce”
THE PEOPLE / “New Life”
THE PEOPLE / “Revival”
FATHER OF THE PEOPLE / “Ritornare”
THE PEOPLE / “The Power of Unity”
THE NARRATOR, THE SPRING, VOICE OF THE STORY,
THE FAITH / “Terra L'Armenia”
23 June 2017
Music & Orchestration: Araksiya Musheghian
Concept: Hasmik Chakhmakhchyan
Lyrics: Giommaria Monti, Suren Yenokyan-Israelian
Director: Grigor Khachatryan
Choreographers: Arman Julhakyan, Ara Asaturyan
Costume design: Mikael Sharafyan
Producer: Elena Shubina
Artistic Director & Choirmaster of "Hover" State Chamber Choir: Sona Hovhannisyan
Assistant to Conductor & Concertmaster: Varduhi Minasyan
Technical Director: Georgi Hakobyan
Light Designer: Edgar Muradyan
Sound Engineers: Karen Chilingaryan, Armen Mkhoyan
Video Engineer: David Rubinyan
Stage Manager: Armen Sukiasyan
Photographers: Levon Manukyan, Suren Yenokyan-Israelian
The National Philharmonic Orchestra of Armenia
Artistic Director & Conductor Eduard Topchjan
"Hover" State Chamber Choir
Artistic Director Sona Hovhannisyan
"Narek" Dance Ensemble of the Norq Center
Artistic Director Arman Julhakyan
The Vocal Ensemble of Yerevan M.Maluntsyan School of Arts
Soloist: Gevorg Dabaghyan, duduk
designer Michael Sharafyan
Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Armenia, Public Television of Armenia, National Philharmonic Orchestra of Armenia, "Hover" State Chamber Choir, Yerevan Travel, Hotel “National” Yerevan, "Teryan" Cultural Center, PanArmenian Media Group, Radio VAN, MTV.AM, “Armenian Tourism” magazine.
Sargis Ghazarian, Vahe Gabrache, Hagop Avakian, Ashot Baghdasaryan, Vardges Artsruni, Mike Baronian, Pietro Kuchukian, Eduard Topchjan, Ruzanna Sirunyan, Arman Padaryan, Sona Hovhannisyan, Ruben Jaghinyan, Artur Janibekyan, Silva Mekinian, Lilit Melikyan, Anush Torunyan, Bella Karapetyan, Vazgen Asatryan. Also special thanks to the members of our families.