Richard Buckley is celebrating his tenth anniversary as a artistic director and conductor of the Austin Lyric Opera. His position in the community is established to the point where the city of Austin officially declared October 17th, 2013 Maestro Richard Buckley Day. Nuts and Bolts contributor John Michael Hunt tracked down the Maestro to talk a bit about what brought him to Austin, what keeps him in Austin, and what makes an opera company successful.
Original air date: October 21, 2014
Music featured: Excerpts from Verdi’s Don Carlo