Composition vlog – new venture!

I’ve been blogging (intermittently) for several years now about my creative process, and this week I’m launching a new approach which I’m thinking may be more useful/successful/helpful/interesting (or not) for being a little less formal. I’ve started a composition vlog to talk more specifically about my process when composing – and to look more closely […]

RPM Challenge 2015 is on!

Back in 2012, I signed up for my first RPM Challenge, subverting the format slightly to compose 10 new works (which turned out to be 9 new works plus 1 new arrangement due to unexpected concussion) for 10 different performers who then all recorded their pieces for the album Lucky Dip. That was a fantastic experience for […]

Breadcrumbs video and a new project

I’m delighted to say that the video of Breadcrumbs at Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival is now online. It’s missing a couple of bits at the beginning, but gives a pretty good idea of how the performance turned out. Many thanks to Tête à Tête for arranging for it to be recorded. Performers: Charlotte Richardson, […]

Breadcrumbs success at Tête à Tête

I am delighted to be able to report an excellent reception of Breadcrumbs, my dramatic monologue for unaccompanied soprano (with cor anglais introduction) at this year’s Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival at Kings Place on 10 and 11 August. Performed by Charlotte Richardson, soprano, and Clemmie Curd, cor anglais, the piece was directed by Omar Shahryar and […]

All-Rowley programme for September recital

Colour and Shadows: A recital of music by Caitlin Rowley 2.30pm Friday 13 September 2013 Blackheath Halls, Blackheath Colour and Shadows is my final recital for my Master of Music degree, to be held at Blackheath Halls. As with many Trinity Laban end-of-year assessment recitals, it’s open to the public – and free! The programme […]

New UK performances

Gasp and Still River Air will receive performances this week in Deptford (London), and Harwich (Essex) respectively.

Still River Air in Runswick Prize final

My ensemble piece based on the photographs of Ansel Adams, Still River Air, will be premiered this week at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich in the Runswick Prize final.

Experimental music premiere on Friday

My new piece for 4 improvising pianists and tape in Trinity Laban's Rude Health concert series

Lines of Sight at the ICA, Thursday

My experimental piece for three string players is being premiered at London's ICA on 17 January.

An Advent Project

As I have a rather large (=vast) to-do list for December, I've decided to turn it into a Project...