Xenia Concerts has just received its charitable registration status from the Canada Revenue Agency. The Xenia Concerts board of directors is excited to mark this new chapter in Xenia’s development, as they work with Executive and Artistic Director Sarah Nematallah to grow the organization across Canada. The Xenia Concerts charitable… Read more
Xenia Concerts will be presenting a special Classical Dance Party concert on May 27th, 2017! This concert will take place in the Atrium at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, and admission is FREE when families call to RSVP. Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is Canada’s largest children’s rehabilitation hospital focused… Read more
Xenia Concerts Inc. would like to say a big Thank You to Rachel Robbins and the entire team at The Sony Centre for the Performing Arts for their sponsorship of Xenia Concerts in Toronto. Since 2015, The Sony Centre for the Performing Arts has the home base for Xenia Concerts in Toronto, and our organization… Read more
The mission of Xenia Concerts Inc. is to offer high quality music and arts performances, presentations, and educational programs, in an environment that welcomes those who might not have access to such events and activities due to physical, mental, or financial barriers. The first ongoing offering of the organization is a series of accessible concerts that are designed to appeal to, and be welcoming of, children on the autism spectrum and their families.
Re-imagining music and arts events and activities to make them inclusive, relevant, and accessible to all members of society, thereby improving quality of life and promoting the enjoyment of the arts.
“Our family loved your performance today!… Our kids loved the dance floor area. We just want to say thank you for the opportunity to enjoy a live classical music performance as a family.” Lisa, Toronto
“Wonderful, inclusive event. Brought tears to my eyes to see so many families who wouldn’t be able to experience something like this otherwise, feeling free to move and dance to the music.” Oct 2015
Based in Toronto, Canada, Laura Swankey is an eclectic and skilled improvising vocalist known for her versatility, creativity and open mindedness. In 2015 she completed a Bachelor of Jazz Vocal Performance at the University of Toronto and attended the Banff Centre’s Creative Music Workshop thanks to the Ken Page… Read more
Praised for her “extreme versatility” and “simply unbeatable beauty of tone” (Berliner Zeitung), Min-Jeong Koh maintains a busy schedule as a concert violinist and as an educator. As a member of the Cecilia String Quartet, First prizewinners of the 2010 Banff International String Quartet Competition and prize winners of the… Read more
Described by the Ottawa Citizen as “Outstanding – no, make that astonishing!”, Canada’s premiere percussion ensemble TorQ Percussion Quartet continues to bring new vitality to percussion repertoire and performance in every situation and opportunity. Renowned for their engaging performances, members Richard Burrows, Adam Campbell, Jamie Drake, and Daniel Morphy… Read more
Spanish pianist Leopoldo Erice, born in Madrid in 1977, enjoys a performing and teaching career, which has brought him to Europe, the two Americas, Asia, and Africa. Among his performances, the recitals with cellist Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi, clarinetist James Campbell, the Cecilia, Quiroga, Vega, and Penderecki String Quartets, and the Orquesta… Read more