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Michael Cooper
Reporter covering classical music and dance for The New York Times. Previously politics, urban affairs, New York, crime, general mayhem...
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The New York Times 8h
For the first time in its history, the Metropolitan Opera is commissioning operas by women
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Yannick Nézet-Séguin 17h
So many exciting projects! Good times ahead... The Met Is Creating New Operas (Including Its First by Women)
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Paul Wells 18h
Montreal's man at the Metropolitan Opera in NYC is sometimes reckoned a bit old-fashioned. And the Met has an audience crisis. He moves fast on both fronts, with performances across the city and a bunch of new works.
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Michael Cooper 19h
Shockingly, has only performed works by women twice, in 1903 and 2016. Now it is commissioning operas by women for the first time: new works from and Jeanine Tesori
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Matthew Aucoin 19h
CAT FULLY OUT OF BAG: my new opera, “Eurydice,” will come to the Met in a few short seasons, conducted by the one and only Yannick and how thrilling that I’m hardly alone!
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New York Times Arts 19h
The Met Opera is planning to get out of its storied opera house for collaborations with the Brooklyn Academy of Music and the Public Theater
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Michael Cooper 19h
Replying to @PamelaPaulNYT
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Michael Cooper 20h
“Lincoln in the Bardo,” the opera? “The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay,” the opera? Yes, is in talks to bring them to its stage
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Michael Cooper 20h
The contours of the Yannick Nézet-Séguin era begin to take shape, with plans to get outside the opera house and create new work
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The New York Times Sep 23
Get a sneak peek at the glittering costumes, hardworking stars, and intense preparations ahead of the opening of the Metropolitan Opera's season
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Michael Cooper Sep 22
Inbox from Gianandrea Noseda’s contract has been extended for four years, through the 2024–2025 season.
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Christine Goerke Sep 22
Can’t wait to take it for a spin !!!
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Michael Cooper Sep 22
The machine, all 45 tons of it, has been in the shop for months. Now officials say they are ready to take it for another spin:
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Michael Cooper Sep 22
Replying to @som_snytt @MetOpera
I need to retool my writing machine
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Michael Cooper Sep 22
They had to get the gremlins out of the machine so it will be ready to take ⁦⁩ for a spin
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Michael Cooper Sep 22
Replying to @coopnytimes
I bought myself a visual aid while writing this one
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Michael Cooper Sep 22
The machine, all 45 tons of it, has been in the shop for months. Now officials say they are ready to take it for another spin:
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Anna Netrebko Sep 20
Very excited about all of the shows opening at the in the coming weeks! ⭐️👑🎉 Thanks, !!
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Siobhan Burke Sep 21
Not all news is bad news right now at New York City Ballet. I spoke to Kyle Abraham about making his first work for the company (and for any ballet company)
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Michael Cooper Sep 21
Upstairs: rehearsing Dalila. Downstairs: rehearsing Aida. A peek backstage at the crazy swirl at as it prepares to open its season:
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