Debra Craine in The Times said,
An elegant and dynamic ballet in which Osipova and four Royal Ballet men — Watson, Marcelino Sambé, Tomas Mock and Donald Thom — wound themselves around the elegance of their classical technique while caught up in a swirl of emotional connection. It was compelling viewing.
During this performance, photographer Dasa Wharton took many photos of Osipova and Watson and, most interestingly, a three second sequence where you can see how much expression and movement Osipova manages to pack into such a short glimpse of time…
Here are some more photos from that special evening:
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.