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October 14 2023 @ 11AM – Xenia Concerts presents in partnership with TO Live: Dior String Quartet

October 14, 2023, @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT


Concert Description

The Dior String Quartet makes its entrance to the Xenia Concerts stage! The Dior Quartet combines fun classics with newer pieces by amazing Canadian composers! The Dior Quartet is the Quartet-in-Residence at the Glenn Gould School, Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, Canada. This family-friendly Adaptive Concert is designed to be inclusive and accessible for members of the neurodiversity and disability communities.


Meridian Hall

1 Front Street, Toronto

Lower Lobby (use main entrance)


Concert Accessibility Features

  • All expressions welcome! Feel free to make noise, get up, or stim!
  • Wheelchair accessible venue
  • Gender-neutral, wheelchair accessible washrooms
  • PDF Venue Guide 
  • Accessible PDF concert programs and listening guide emailed before event
  • Fidget toys and noise-cancelling earmuffs can be provided upon request (please bring your own if you can)
  • Flexible seating and a separate area for breaks
  • Stretch breaks
  • Visual schedule
  • Xenia Concerts can also provide live ASL interpretation at our events upon request, given sufficient lead time. If you would like to request ASL interpretation, please send a request to  at least ten (10) days before the event.

Do you have a suggestion for how we can make our events more welcoming and accessible, or an accessibility need that you’d like to let us know about? Write to our Accessibility Coordinator Kayla Carter at kayla.carter@xeniaconcerts.com or call Xenia Concerts at 647-896-8295.

Concert Program

String Quartet Op. 74 No. 1 by Franz Joseph Haydn

  1. Allegro moderato
  2. Andantino grazioso

String Quartet in F Major by Maurice Ravel

  1. Allegro Moderato – Très doux
  2. Assez Vif – Très rythmé

Three Ancient Airs [9”] by Alberto Hemsi

  1. Ballata
  2. Canzone
  3. Rondo

The Disappearance of Lisa Gherardini* [11”] by Dinuk Wijeratne

*This piece includes narration and theatrical elements.

Covid Safety Measures

  • Masks are recommended
  • If you have any symptoms of COVID, please stay home regardless of test results

Ticket Reimbursement

Xenia Concerts collects a $5 deposit for each attendee to reserve your spot at the concert. To eliminate financial barriers to attendance, we will refund your ticket when you arrive at the concert. If you wish to donate to Xenia Concerts, please select the “donation” option and enter the amount you would like to contribute.

Thanks to our Partners

TO Live and One Health Partners

Thanks To Our Funders

The Canada Council for the Arts, The Ontario Arts Council, The Toronto Arts Council, The Government of Canada, The Azrieli Foundation, a donation in honour of the R.S. Williams & Sons Company Ltd., and Xenia Concerts donors.



October 14, 2023,
11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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Meridian Hall
1 Front Street East
Toronto, Ontario M5E 1B2 Canada
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