BIGONZETTI CREATES A NEW VERTIGINOUS THRILL OF BEAUTY STARRING ZAKHAROVA AND BOLLE
Teatro alla Scala – Progetto Händel, 20 May 2017
Teatro alla Scala ballet is definitely on the rise. Bigonzetti creates Progetto Händel on Zakharova and Bolle, prompting a standing ovation of almost 20 minutes.
[…] The highlight of the evening was the pas de deux created for Zakharova and Bolle on Handel’s famous Suite in D minor HWV 437, which even the non-Baroque music enthusiasts in the audience surely recognised thanks to Stanley Kubrik’s Barry Lyndon.
At this point something hard to convey in words happened. It wasn’t only these two étoiles’ perfect technique, it wasn’t their beauty either, or Zakharova’s sky-high extensions: it was the timeless illusion of peace of mind that they transmitted, hypnotizing and transporting the audience to another dimension. The result was a triumph with waves of endless applause as if the demanding Milanese audience was asking for a figurative encore. […]
Read the whole article published on Bachtrack