… PLATCH reveals a wonderful sensitivity and articulacy.
The Strad

... this ... "music" is causing severe annoyance... interludes that are absolutely maddening… interminable CACAPHONY
Mrs. Jeni W., Elena's downstairs neighbour (moved out after 18 months)

… a moving lament… unforgettable piece that grippes attention from beginning to end… a piece that while thoroughly contemporary in tone communicates with an expressive fervour as unmistakable as a Rachmaninov symphony
International Record Review

…. ethereally beautiful, the violin soulfully keening in its highest register over a very slowly evolving orchestral murmur
All Music Guide

…. striking, sonorous timbral effects

Langer's score is allusive, multilayered and often hauntingly beautiful. The timbral variety achieved from modest chamber forces is impressive and the vocal writing is subtly nuanced while always providing a suitable vehicle for the text
The Evening Standard (The Girl of Sand)

… an enticing sonic tapestry, pitched midway between the expressive avant-garde tumult of Berio and the rough and tumble of folk music
The Times (The Girl of Sand)

… dark poetry of Elena Langer's Late Autumn Lullaby II
The Guardian

Sound and Vision
The Guardian

… the hovering atmospherics of Elena Langer's Late Autumn Lullaby II
The Times

… Langer's ideas lodge in mind - hugely talented and a name to watch
The Stage (The Girl of Sand)

…rich and suggestive score. Definitely one for revival
The Stage (The Girl of Sand)

… atmospheric music written with real skill
The Independent (The Girl of Sand)

... Rain-bows light up the [Canterbury] Cathedral Nave
Kentish Gazette (Rain-bows)

…Langer's taut, terse score
The Guardian (Adapting to Light)

… the exciting Ariadne
The Evening Standard

… Reflection, a graceful and intuitive piece
OPZIJ, Netherlands

Elena Langer's Transformations is well-paced as it moves from bright lyricism to wild-edged aggression and back again
BBC Music Magazine