Hui He stars as Cio-Cio-San, the devoted geisha who gives everything for the American naval officer Pinkerton, sung by Andrea Carè. Elizabeth DeShong is her devoted companion Suzuki and baritone Paulo Szot adds another role to his remarkable repertoire, singing Sharpless. Pier Giorgio Morandi conducts Anthony Minghella’s beautiful, atmospheric production.
Conductor: Pier Giorgio Morandi
Production: Anthony Minghella
Set Designer: Michael Levine
Costume Designer: Han Feng
Lighting Designer: Peter Mumford
Choreographer: Carolyn Choa
Cast: Hui He (Cio-Cio-San), Elizabeth DeShong (Suzuki), Andrea Carè (Pinkerton), Paulo Szot (Sharpless)