“Pérez had a worthy partner in tenor Yongzhao Yu, who played Pinkerton…his voice boasted resonance and red-bloodedness galore. It filled out Puccini’s big tunes in grand style. Yu’s smiling demeanor gave Pinkerton a touch of geniality during the wedding scene. And his voice’s impact put across Pinkerton’s regret and desperation as the result of his actions became clear” – Read more at Texas Classical Review