Ep. 12 Rigoletto - Osso Buco - Alicante Bouschet
Another of Verdi's greatest masterpieces, this one has us asking the question, how do we address some of opera's more problematic themes in the modern day?
Tenor Evan Brown joins us to help us digest the Duke and his antics at court!
Featuring Osso Buco, Risotto Milanese, and Tribal Hill First Vintage Texas Red Blend
Countertenor Holt Skinner has been praised for his crystal clear vocals and unique interpretations of Baroque music. Skinner is a native of West Plains, Missouri and a recent graduate of the University of Missouri. He was a member of the award-winning University Singers under the direction of R. Paul Crabb, and recently made his opera debut as Ruggiero in Handel's Alcina with the Show-Me Opera under the direction of Christine Seitz. Skinner has been a featured soloist for the Austin Symphony Orchestra, Odyssey Bach Collegium, the First Place winner of the NATS Mid-Missouri Competition, and has performed with choral ensembles in New York City, Chicago, Slovenia, Italy, Croatia, Sweden, Finland, and Estonia. Skinner lives in Austin, TX where he sings with the Chorus Austin Symphonic and Chamber Choirs and works for Google as a Cloud Technical Resident.