New cast. 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 Plácido Domingo adds another role to his remarkable repertoire, singing Sharpless for the first time. 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 as Cio-Cio-San, Elizabeth DeShong as Suzuki, Andrea Carè as Pinkerton, Plácido Domingo as Sharpless