Chamber-scale re-orchestration of Puccini's opera for Clarinet, Cello and Piano.
Malmö Opera and OperaUpClose; Adam Spreadbury-Maher, director, Annika Bjelk Wahlberg, MD (Sweden), Elspeth Wilkes, MD (London)
Various, Sweden; King's Head, London; Tobacco Factory, Bristol; Soho Theatre, London, August 2012 - August 2013
"Full marks must go to Danyal Dhondy for a very workable transposition of Puccini’s orchestration down to a trio" - John Bird, What's On Stage
OperaUpClose; Anna Gregory, director; Kelvin Lim, MD
King's Head Theatre, Islington
"much to be praised was Danyal Dhondy's "orchestration" of the work for piano, cello and clarinet – a nicely coloured combination, and its extended lines didn't take up too much space" - Guy Dammann, The Guardian
"the accompaniment for clarinet, viola and piano is brilliantly done and executed" - Michael Tanner, The Spectator