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Refreshment for the Soul
June 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
“The end and final aim of all music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul.”
– J. S. Bach
The Bond Institute invites you to a live performance, free improvisation for solo piano. Thursday June 9th, 7:30 PM @All Saints Church, 521 Osborne (corner of Broadway & Osborne). Free concert. All are welcome.
In this performance, I will present an intimate, living-on-the-edge art form, an improvised concert, with no pre-planned material, no songs or prepared pieces, & only one rule: avoid musical quotations & well-known themes. Expect a stream of conciousness musical soliloquy, a free-flowing fantasy through many styles, time periods, harmonies, techniques & my own personal innovations.”
Representative work from a live stream https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2o-NKC3A0TA
As a student, listening to the legendary Canadian pianists Glenn Gould & Oscar Peterson – & loving both equally – I never chose between classical & popular/jazz music. Later, I sought the new, original, experimental & difficult. I worked at sound art, experimental computer music & algorithmic composition, but now I return to my roots, the acoustic piano. For the past decade I’ve been practising keyboard, accompanying dance, teaching & studying the Great Masters. Fundamental & universal, music is a language, a healing art & the epitome of the soul’s desire for freedom, expression & meaning.
The “Bond Institute” is the name of an ongoing art project by Daryn Bond. Bond has presented works at Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra New Music Festival, Send + Receive: a Festival of Sound, Cluster: New Music & Integrated Arts Festival, & published on music theory at the International Computer Music Conference.
To re-assemble & restore community, find kindred spirits, make friends, recruit students, seek opportunity, embark on new adventure…
Bond Institute: Refreshment for the Soul
All Saints Church (Broadway & Osborne)
Thursday, June 9
Begins at 7:30 p.m.
Unrestricted access. All welcome.