This is my favourite horrible ballet album cover – truly wonderful! I'm searching for others; any suggestions welcome.
Most ballet music discs are, lets face it, kitsch. Wooden nutcrackers, snowflakes, photos of ballerinas and swans. But some are so gloriously awful that they're great. I'm starting a collection…
Graham Spicer is a writer, director and photographer in Milan, blogging (under the name ‘Gramilano') about dance, opera, music and photography for people “who are a bit like me and like some of the things I like”. He was a regular columnist for Opera Now magazine and wrote for the BBC until transferring to Italy.
His scribblings have appeared in various publications from Woman's Weekly to Gay Times, and he wrote the ‘Danza in Italia' column for Dancing Times magazine.