The Night Bus Choir and Sarah Vanhee


The Night Bus Choir performed on Sunday without the supplementation of gymnasts , leaving the mats and beam appear quite lonesome in paucity. More emphasis was thus placed on the choir, who sang powerfully and with spirit whilst the walls became lit with projected images of attendees at their gym in Nottingham. Most impressive was their ability to fluctuate in tempo with such finesse, and though it wasn’t a crowning highlight of my 4 Days experience, one has to admire the skill and thought put into the lyrics and execution, the subject of which was, aptly, movement.

Emma Smith (∆E=W), a stream of consciousness


A little wary of how best to annotate Emma Smith’s vocal rehearsal/game, collaborating with vocalist Steve Boyland and mellifluous members of the audience, it soon became apparent that the best form of report would mirror Boyland’s own improvisatory technique. So, here it is: a stream of things that ran through my mind during the performance.