-- PHOTO MOVED IN ADVANCE AND NOT FOR USE - ONLINE OR IN PRINT - BEFORE MAY 27, 2018. -- The composer Charles Wuorinen, at home in Manhattan, May 15, 2018. As the New York City Opera prepares for the American premiere of his “Brokeback Mountain” opera and he nears his 80th birthday, Wuorinen is not in the mood to back down from decades of railing against the “decline of high culture.” (Karsten Moran/The New York Times)