Upcoming events

Performances of Caitlin Rowley’s music and by Caitlin as performer

14 October 2017: New piece on BBC Radio 3 Hear and Now
Bastard Assignments have been invited to do a live set on BBC Radio 3 Hear and Now as part of the BBC’s Memory weekend at the Wellcome Collection. Featuring a new piece by Caitlin (working title Aides memoire) for BA, plus music by Timothy Cape, Edward Henderson, and Josh Spear. Come along, or listen live on the radio.
Details to come.

20 November 2017: Community of Objects at hcmf//
Bastard Assignments will be performing Caitlin’s Community of Objects, plus Hold by Edward Henderson, Wildflower by Timothy Cape and Extended Play by Josh Spear at Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival.
8pm, Bates Mill Blending Shed, Huddersfield. Free. Full details at hcmf//

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Past events

15 September 2017: Community of Objects at Snape Maltings
Bastard Assignments open filming of Community of Objects in the Britten Studio at Snape Maltings.
11am. Free.

22 July 2017: [Performing] Bastard Assignments performing at Nozstock Festival, Herefordshire
Performed in Edward Henderson’s Blow/Suck and Josh Spear’s Extended Play.

30 May 2017: Community of Objects at Brighton Fringe
Bastard Assignments will be performing a set alongside SoundKarD in the Brighton Spiegeltent. Programme includes Caitlin’s Community of Objects, plus music by Edward Henderson and Josh Spear. Also performing with SoundKarD in pieces by Neil Luck and Paul Newland.
7.15pm, Brighton Spiegeltent. Tickets £8 from Brighton Fringe.

24 May 2017: Workshop performance of Community of Objects
Plus-Minus will workshop Community of Objects at Bath Spa University.

8 March 2017: dot drip line line 8317: Fall at Open Scores Lab
Caitlin and members of Open Scores Lab will perform this new piece as part of a presentation by Caitlin about dot drip line line.
Bath Spa University, Newton Park campus.

At the same event, also performing in Vassilis Chatzimakris’ We are all on the same music page and it comes from Henry Cowell’s Seven Paragraphs with Vassilis Chatzimakris and Louis d’Heudieres.

21-26 February 2017: trainlines at 44AD
44AD artspace, 4 Abbey Street, Bath BA1 1NN
trainlines, a scored drawing piece for performance on an intercity train, will be exhibited as part of the Art + Text exhibition at 44AD gallery in Bath. Details at

10 February 2017: Sarah James premieres Paper for cello & video at Bastard Assignments: New Teeth 4
7.30pm, Hackney Showroom. Tickets £10/£8 from Hackney Showroom.
Also new music and performance by Sharon Gal, Impermanence Dance Theatre, Ludwig Abraham, Andy Ingamells, Josh Spear* and Timothy Cape*. Details on the Bastard Assignments website, or set yourself a reminder via the Facebook event. *Also a performer in Josh Spear’s Extended Play and Timothy Cape’s Wildflower.

7 February 2017: Clare Simmonds performs dot drip line line
FREE! 1pm, Borough New Music, St George the Martyr Church, Borough High Street, London SE1 1JA
A one-minute version of my open score dot drip line line, alongside other 1-minute premieres by composers including Bastard Assignments’ Tim Cape and Closet Music’s Janet Oates. More info at Borough New Music’s website »

28 January 2017: Improvisation on dot drip line line on Resonance FM
12pm, ‘Hello Goodbye’ with deXter Bentley on Resonance FM radio
As part of the Hello Goodbye show, Clare Simmonds performs a 1-minute improvisation on one of my graphic interpretations of dot drip line line. Plus deXter Bentley interviews me briefly about the piece. Hear it here on the Hello Goodbye show website » (improvisation and interview starts at 26:30)

25 January 2017: Four Black and White Pieces in Sweden
12.15pm, Malmö Academy of Music in Malmö, Sweden
The Ensemble for New Music, led by Stefan Klaverdal will be performing all four of these graphic scores, alongside music by Stefan Klaverdal and Earl Brown’s December 1952.

20 January 2017: [Performing] Frederic Rzewski’s Coming Together/Attica – Bastard Assignments and Phaedra Ensemble
7pm, Juju’s Bar & Stage, Ely’s Yard, 15 Hanbury Street, London E1 6QR. Tickets £10/£8 from
Also featuring work by Matthew Shlomowitz, Fred Thomas, Florent Ghys and James Weeks