Sean Cooper, praised for his “rich,” “powerful, and “well-tempered” vocal production, appeared as Colline in the original cast of Baz Luhrmann’s Production of Puccini’s La Bohème on Broadway, as well as Riverdance on Broadway. Standout roles include Figaro in Le Nozze di Figaro, Leporello in Don Giovanni, the Pirate King in Pirates of Penzance, the title roles in Bartók’s Bluebeard’s Castle and Mendelssohn's Elijah, and the baritone soloist in the world premiere of Christopher Dietz’s Only a Breath.

 

Sean has performed with such companies as Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera , Opera Carolina, Opera Memphis, Pittsburgh Opera, Toledo Opera, Opera Theatre of Pittsburgh, Opera Columbus, Opera North, Liederkranz Opera, Opera Theatre of Guam, Sacramento Choral Society, Tulsa Oratorio Chorus, and the symphony orchestras of Detroit, Pittsburgh, Memphis, Toledo, Lima, Warren, and Oakland. Musical theatre and operetta productions include Carousel, The Pirates of Penzance, The Mikado, Chess, The Fantasticks, Gypsy, Kiss me Kate, South Pacific, La Cage aux Folles, and Jesus Christ Superstar. Sean has worked with such esteemed artists as Baz Luhrmann, Charles Riecker, Paul Gemignani, Julius Rudel, Patti Lupone, and Marvin Hamlisch. 

 

Dr. Cooper attended Carnegie Mellon, Manhattan School of Music, and the University of Memphis. Winner of the National Opera Association’s Biennial Dissertation Competition, he has been published in The Opera Journal, has presented in national Conferences for the American Musicological Society, College Music Society, Mozart Society of America, and in the Toledo Opera Lecture Series. Recent stage directing projects include Don Giovanni at First Coast Opera and Susannah with Toledo Opera.

 

 
 
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CREDITS

CREDITS

 
 

CREDITS

OPERA

Colline - La Bohème

Colline - La Bohème

Speaker - The Magic Flute

Governor - Siberia

Angelotti - Tosca

El Gallo - The Fantasticks!

Pinellino - Gianni Schicchi

Il Re - Aida

Bluebeard - Duke Bluebeard’s Castle

Il Re - Aida

Jigger - Carousel

Leporello - Don Giovanni

Colline - La Bohème

Baron Douphol - La Traviata

Le Duc - Roméo et Juliette

Alidoro - La Cenerentola

Il Re - Aida

Pirate King - Pirates of Penzance

Mandarin - Turandot

Customs Sergeant - La Bohème

Colline - Baz Luhrmann’s La Bohème

Sprecher - Der Kaiser von Atlantis

Dritte Student - Der Jasager

Betto - Gianni Schicchi 

Betto - Buoso’s Ghost

Colline - La bohème

Truffaldino - Ariadne auf Naxos 

Papa Doe - The Ballad of Baby Doe

 

CONCERT

 

Bass Soloist - Beethoven, Symphony No. 9

Bass Soloist - Handel, Messiah

Bass Soloist - Something Wonderful  (R&H)

Bass Soloist - Dietz, Only a Breath

Ralse - Distant Worlds: Final Fantasy

Elijah - Mendelssohn, Elijah

Bass Soloist - Mozart, Mass in C Minor

Paul - Mendelssohn, St. Paul

Bass Soloist - V.W., Serenade to Music

Bass Soloist - Handel, Messiah

Bass Soloist - Mozart, Requiem

Priest/Angel - Elgar, Dream of Gerontius

Bass/Baritone Soloist - Bach, Mass in B Minor

Bass Soloist - Fauré, Requiem

Baritone Soloist - Vaughan Williams, Hodie

Bass Soloist - Haydn, Lord Nelson Mass

Bass Soloist - Mozart, Coronation Mass

Raphael - Haydn, The Creation

Jesus - Bach, Johannaspassion 

Bass Soloist - Bach, Cantata 56,68,78,80,82

 

 

Boca Festival of the Arts 2017

Helena Symphony 2017

Boca Festival of the Arts 2016

Teatro Grataciello 2015

Toledo Opera 2014

Opera Theatre of Pittsburgh 2014

Queens Symphony 2014

Opera Carolina 2013

Oakland Symphony Orchestra 2013

Toledo Opera 2013

Virginia Opera 2012

Toledo Opera 2012

Toledo Opera 2011

Toledo Opera  2010

Opera Columbus 2010 

Opera Memphis

Opera Carolina

Opera Carolina

Opera Memphis

The Ahmanson Theater, Los Angeles 

Broadway Theater (Original Cast) 

Opera Theatre of Pittsburgh

Opera Theatre of Pittsburgh 

Leiderkranz Opera

Leiderkranz Opera

Guam Opera Theatre

Opera North

Opera Theatre of Pittsburgh

 

 

 

Toledo Symphony Orchestra 

Memphis Symphony Orchestra 

Warren Symphony Orchestra 

Orange County Symphony (world premiere)

Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Toledo Symphony Orchestra

Lima Symphony Orchestra

Tulsa Oratorio Chorus

Lima Symphony Orchestra

Toledo Symphony Orchestra

Palm Sunday Choir and Orchestra

Sacramento Choral Society 

Memphis Symphony Orchestra

Memphis Symphony Orchestra  

Memphis Symphony Orchestra

Palm Sunday Choir and Orchestra

Palm Sunday Choir and Orchestra

Middle-TN Choral Society

Dartmouth Glee Club

Memphis Symphony Orchestra

 

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