Vladimir Vasiliev in magnificent form in this extraordinary document of a fragment of a Kasyan Goleizovsky's ballet “Leili & Madjnun” which was choreographed for the Bolshoi in 1960.
Kasyan Goleizovsky (1892–1970) Russian dancer and choreographer. Leader of the experimental movement in Moscow in the 1920s.
Sergei Balasanyan (1902-1982) Russian composer.
Vladimir Vasiliev (1940), Russian ballet dancer. Was principal dancer with the Bolshoi Ballet, best known for his role of Spartacus and for his powerful leaps and turns.
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.