"a sure touch with orchestral textures"

The Guardian

"seethes with invention"

BBC Music

"Oddly compelling... Howard’s idiom has a cool confidence and clarity of its own"

The Telegraph

"manages to suggest galactic power on a compact scale"

The Financial Times

"sumptuous; powerful"

The Observer

"Howard's is a voice of undeniable poise and power"

The Arts Desk

"Compelling sonorities, and high-density harmonies, well constructed and strongly imagined"