OUTREACH ACPS has an active outreach program, serving schools, adult education programs, service organizations, and retirement centers throughout the DC Metro area.
In a recent letter from Debbie Ezerin Director of Development & Communications Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless: "Hi Harry and Kay, I continue to be grateful for the meaningful support you are giving to our clients through your events. You are truly honoring the Maestro Verdi through your ongoing commitment to our vision for a community where everyone has a safe, stable and affordable place to call home. Thanks again for your most recent donation and your partnership,"
Cinderella Enchanting, Ravishing, Sophisticated, and always~ CHARMING this lighthearted musical adaption of the world’s most popular fairy tale surrounds Cinderella with a wonderful palette of colorful character – a bumbling father, selfish sisters, a protective and exuberant Godmother, and a Charming Prince who trades identities with his chamberlain. Written in 1904 by one of the world’s greatest musical geniuses, Pauline Viardot, the story is told through the use of seven soloists and a pianist. Viardot’s sumptuous score weaves soaring melodies and voluptuous textures into an intimate fireside story that delivers an empowering message of~ INNER STRENGTH AND BEAUTY that is far ahead of its time! The performance features the new English performing edition by Dr. harry N. Dunstan, Founding Artistic Director of the American Center for Puccini Studies, and is sung by ACPS Emerging Artists. This hour-long story is sure to~ CHARM! Our production of Cinderella is available for your private event.
Opera:60 Bite-sized versions of your favorite operas! Catch the flavor of an opera in just 60 minutes! La bohème Tosca Madama Butterfly Carmen La traviate & many others...
Mozart's Women/Mozart's Men Music of Mozart's most famous characters
Night at the Opera! Your favorite arias and ensembles
She is Music The music and artistry of women composers through the ages. Visit SheisMusicfor more information.
Classes & Workshops Opera Anatomy: How to really enjoy an opera! The World of Giacomo Puccini The Secret Love Songs of Puccini Music and Culture in 19th Century Italy The Song of Shakespeare The History of the Operatic Tenor Giuseppe Verdi: An Introduction to the Man and his Music Lorenzo DaPonte: The Most Interesting Man in the World