Recorded December 7, 1969
at Wagner College, Staten Island, NY,
except #5 Letter Duet with Tito Gobbi
at the New Jersey State Opera,
recorded April 21.1977
Produced & Engineered by Rich Brotman
Associate Producers: Lewis Ehlers & Robert Mascitelli
Additional Post Production by Harry Douglas, Magnetic Post
NIGI SATO, lyric soprano, was born
in Tokyo Japan, and studied at
the Juilliard School of Music in New York.
She has performed her unique repertoire
around the world with great orchestras
Nigi was First Prize Winner at the
International Voice Competition,
Vercilli, Italy, 1975.
Her operatic roles have included
Cio-Cio-San in Madama Butterfly,
Liu in Turandot,
Netta in Piagliacci,
Cleopatra in Guilio Cesare
and Micaela in Carmen.
Performance Photos by Donald Southern
from the English National Opera Production
March 2, 1977
"Nigi Sato is the best Butterfly. That is why the English National Opera
could get her to sing in London that season”.
Lord George Harewood
Director, English National Opera, March 1977
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