Cleveland Foundation Keeps on Giving in 2015

1356438534194I think the last time I went to see the Cleveland Orchestra play at Severance Hall was for a very young Evgeny Kissin as the featured soloist.  I am beyond excited to be their guest this weekend.

This concert juxtaposes works from two very different musical perspectives — the classical weight and proportions of Mozart’s final symphony, from 1788, with the romantic rhythms and suffused colorings of Ravel’s greatest ballet score, from 1914.  Ravel’s magical orchestration, with its wordless chorus, subliminal sensuality, and sparkling effervescence, imparts poetic longing to the pastoral story — and legendary romance — of the shepherd and shepherdess Daphnis and Chloé.

At a Glance
MOZART – Symphony No. 41 (“Jupiter”)
RAVEL – Daphnis and Chloé (complete ballet music)

I especially want to thank the Cleveland Foundation for their continued giving back to the community.  All through 2014 they offered unique experiences for the entire family for free or at a substantial discount.  The giving and discounts continue on including a 20% discount to see the Cleveland Orchestra for select performances in January.  Check out the rest of the awesome opportunities available to take advantage of some of the best things in the Cleveland area.



Garden Logo Multicolored_Aug12 Receive a $2 discount to the popular winter show “Glow” on Dec. 26, 2015:
CIFF_wFullName_Logo (1) The 39th Cleveland International Film Festival (March 18-29, 2015) will offer a free screening on Monday, March 23rd! Festival information, including its program line-up, will be available in February 2015. For more information, visit:
MetroparksLogo_RGBWebRes The 100th person through the gate at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo on April 26 will receive a free Zoo membership. For more information, visit:
TheClevelandMuseumofArt_3bars_pantone298 Receive free admission at The Cleveland Museum of Art to the exhibition “Senufo: Art and Identity in West Africa” on Feb. 22. This is the first day the exhibit will be open to the public. For more information, visit:
CMNH 09 logo stacked One visitor to the Cleveland Museum of Natural History will be surprised with a one-year family membership awarded on May 24, the one-year anniversary of Cleveland Foundation Day on Wade Oval. To plan your day at the museum, visit:
Cleveland Orchestra Receive 20 percent off January Cleveland Orchestra Classical concerts with code 21020 when ordering online or via 216-231-1111. Offer expires 1/16/15. To buy tickets, visit:
Print 100 tickets will be available at a “buy one, get one free” discount to each mainstage production at Cleveland Play House this season. Use code CLE100 when you check out. Offer only valid via:

Applicable shows include “Five Guys Named Moe,” “The Pianist of Willesden Lane,” “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,” and “Fairfield.” The discounted price will show after the code has been entered. Not valid with any other discount, promotion, or on prior sales.

CPTlogo_inverted Attend a Cleveland Public Theatre preview performance of “Dontrell, Who Kissed the Sea” at 7 p.m. May 21 in the James Levin Theatre. 99 seats are available. For ticket information, visit:
Print Free Cuyahoga Valley National Park exploration packets will be available at Trail Mix Peninsula and Trail Mix Boston and special family craft activities and prize package drawings will occur on the weekend of April 25 & 26, 2015. For more information, visit:
GoodtimeIII Save $3 per adult/child ticket for any narrated lake-river tour on the Goodtime III in 2015 with code TCF100. For more information, visit:
GreatLakesScienceCenterTagline The first 100 guests to visit the Great Lakes Science Center on Saturday, Jan. 24, will receive a combo ticket good for free general admission & one free OMNIMAX movie of their choice. Tickets will be distributed at the box office on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 10 a.m. The tickets are valid for general admission and an OMNIMAX movie on Saturday, Jan. 24, only. No advance reservations are accepted. Limit one ticket per person. For more information, visit:
GLTF Logo Purple JPEG Receive $10 off all A-Level tickets for every Great Lakes Theater production in 2015. Enter/mention promo code NEO. Restrictions apply. For complete information or to purchase discounted tickets, visit:
holden Receive free admission to The Holden Arboretum Friday, May 8, 2015. To plan your trip, visit:
Lake Metroparks Enter to win a special gift package worth more than $300 from the LakeMetroparks with entries accepted in late June until the drawing on Oct. 12, the one-year anniversary of Cleveland Foundation Day in Lake County. For more information, visit:
Print The 100th visitor on each day for 100 days from June 1, 2015, to Sept. 8, 2015, will receive a Duet ($75) Membership. For more information, visit:
JazzFest The Tri-C JazzFest is giving away a free pass for this year’s festival being held July 9-11. For more information, visit:
UCI LOGOS.indd Receive free admission at The Rink at Wade Oval on Dec. 26, 2015, from noon to 9 p.m. To plan your trip, visit:
Western Reserve Historical Society Note: This opportunity occurred on Jan. 3, 2015.
All riders on the 100th ride of the Euclid Beach Park Grand Carousel in 2015 will receive a free admission pass to the Western Reserve Historical Society. For more information, visit:

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