Comments from the press
" . . . the relentless energy of her finely honed pieces can prove thrilling - the musical equivalent of white-water rafting."
—The New Yorker
"rapturous sonic experiences . . . I have never left a Vierk work without the feeling that I was taking something away from it, a lasting impression of a self-sufficient sonic experience."
—Chamber Music Magazine
"in works by Cage, Feldman, Lois V Vierk, and Machover, Lincoln Center has taken the American tradition as seriously as it deserves, capable of standing next to the century's best theater and dance." "a rare musical intelligence"
"genuinely exciting . . . stirring climaxes . . . distinctive monumentality"
—New York Times
"fascinating and often beautiful"
—San Francisco Chronicle
"one of the most striking downtown New York composers"
—Los Angeles Times
(Kronos Quartet at the Barbican Center) "I was impressed by Lois Vierk's River Beneath the River. It took one simple, minimalist-like riff and gradually lifted its pitch, speed and intensity until the gentle stream turned into a torrent in full flood."