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Feb 11 – Xenia Concerts presents in Partnership with TO Live: LADOM Ensemble

Ladom Ensemble combines piano, cello, accordion, and percussion in a unique blend of acoustic chamber and world music that is passionate, sophisticated, and wild. Their all-original repertoire incorporates inspirations from Argentinean tango, Serbian folk and dance traditions, Persian classical repertoire, as well as music from the Classical (Bach, Prokofiev), and progressive rock worlds (Radiohead). Ladom doesn’t pretend to represent any one tradition, but rather expresses an authentically Canadian fusion. Read more

Feb 11 – Xenia Concerts & Alzheimer Society of Toronto Present: Ladom Ensemble

Ladom Ensemble combines piano, cello, accordion, and percussion in a unique blend of acoustic chamber and world music that is passionate, sophisticated, and wild. Their all-original repertoire incorporates inspirations from Argentinean tango, Serbian folk and dance traditions, Persian classical repertoire, as well as music from the Classical (Bach, Prokofiev), and progressive rock worlds (Radiohead). Ladom doesn’t pretend to represent any one tradition, but rather expresses an authentically Canadian fusion. Read more

Feb. 27 – Xenia Concerts presents in Partnership with Markham Flato Theatre: OKAN

In partnership with Markham Flato Theatre, we are proud to welcome back the women-led Afro-Cuban roots and jazz ensemble, OKAN! Taking their name from the word for heart or soul in the Afro-Cuban religion of Santeria, JUNO-Award winning OKAN fuses Afro-Cuban roots with jazz, folk and global rhythms in songs about immigration, courage and love. We promise that they will have you dancing in your chairs or on the dance floor, so get ready to move to the music! Read more

May 7 – Xenia Concerts presents in Partnership with TO Live: Thalea Quartet

The Thalea String Quartet brings their signature vibrancy and emotional commitment to dynamic performances that reflect the past, present, and the future of the string quartet repertoire while celebrating diverse musical traditions from around the world. Fueled by the belief that chamber music is a powerful force for building community and human connection, the Thalea String Quartet has performed across North America, Europe, and China, and has appeared at the Kennedy Center, Massey Hall, and Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall. Read more

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Xenia Concerts & NAaC present – the Sound.colLAB Videos!

<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span><span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> This past Summer (2022), Xenia Concerts, National Access Arts Centre, and seven incredibly unique artists took off on an adventure to co-create an original piece of music under the… Read more

A photo of musicians on stage (left) performing for an audience (right). Some audience members are dancing, some are sitting. At the top of the picture are logos of Xenia Concerts (top left) and the Toronto Arts Council (top right)

Thank You Toronto Arts Council!

We’re THRILLED to announce that we are the recipients of a Toronto Arts Council Open Doors grant! This funding will allow us to create the Xenia Concerts Accessibility Accelerator, a launchpad to a more accessible future in the arts. Through this project, we will create a diverse network of paid… Read more

Photo of a boy sitting cross-legged on the ground with his mother. A crowd sitting in seats is behind them. The logo for Xenia Concerts and Unity for Autism are below them.

Thank You Unity for Autism!

Thank you to Unity for Autism for funding an exciting Xenia project in 2023! With funding from Unity for Autism and planning support from community partners, we are creating a (paid) Youth Autism Advisory Panel that will make recommendations for our accessible, neurodiversity-friendly concerts! By consulting directly with young Autistic… Read more

2022-23 Season Artists

The musicians OKAN staring toward the camera.

OKAN

Born in Havana, Cuba, Elizabeth Rodriguez is a classically trained violinist who served as concertmaster for Havana’s Youth Orchestra. Magdelys Savigne hails from Santiago de Cuba and graduated with honours in orchestral percussion from Havana’s University of the Arts. Both are also Grammy-nominees for their contributions to Jane Bunnett and… Read more

Beth Silver and Jenna Richards, cello and piano

Beth Silver, cello, and Jenna Richards, piano, have been performing together since they met in their undergraduate years at the University of Toronto. With a love of sight-reading repertoire and exploring different works, the duo quickly began programming pieces not only written for the cello, but for other mediums like… Read more

About Us

Our Mission

Xenia Concerts Inc. works with the neurodiversity and disability communities to design, produce, and present exceptional performing arts experiences for children, their families, and others within those communities who face systemic and social barriers to inclusion.

Our Vision

To serve as Canada’s leading resource for the creation and promotion of family-friendly, accessible, and inclusive performing arts experiences for neurodiverse and disabled audiences through professional training, productions, and presentations.

“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

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