William Forsythe returns to La Scala to continue his exploration of the musical output of British composer James Blake with Blake Works V, which opened last night and runs from until 30 May 2023.
You can read his comments on the three pieces of Blake Works V, the company's dancers, and on returning to Europe from his American forest home here.
Below are photos from the opening night, including the world premiere of Prologue.
The Barre Project
Blake Works I
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.
In these fotos I´`m missing the beauty of the female dancing body!