... hypnotic ... striking harmonic implications and subtly dramatic effects distill music to its barest essences.
— Citation from the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in Music
... rapturous ... sparse, slow-moving beauty. To appreciate its graceful allure takes no more than ears and patience.
— San Francisco Chronicle
... alternating sparseness and density develop with the naturalness of breathing.
— The New Yorker
... profoundly meditative ... haunting.
— The Wire
... one thinks of a giant mobile, or the constellations of the night sky, their stars glittering in a profoundly dark background ... a vast space, both broad and deep ... lovely and uncompromising, a rare trick to pull off.
… a mesmerizing trance ... a complex quilt of sound.
— Moline Dispatch (Moline, Illinois)
[An] instant departure from the expected ... appealing and thought-provoking ... [a] Zen-like musical state.
— River Cities Reader (Davenport, Iowa)
... the musical equivalent of fractal geometry ... like a Japanese stone garden.
— Classical New Jersey
... prevailingly gentle and gesturally supple ... complex interaction that yields a sonorous sheen of resulting harmonies.
— Sequenza 21
... a distant place of quiet rapture.
— The Baltimore Sun