​​​Matilda Lloyd demonstrated her dexterity and elan in the finale of Haydn’s Trumpet Concerto”
– Brian Barford, Classical Source, BBC Ten Pieces II Proms,  2016

“Gorgeous trumpet playing”
– Jane Shuttleworth, Bachtrack, EUYO Summer Tour, 2016

“The truly memorable artist on the bill is Matilda Lloyd...She’s remarkable.” 
 Gilliian Reynolds, Telegraph Review – Pick of the Week, BBC Radio 2's Friday Night is Music Night, 2015

“The flirty Ballerina’s trumpet taken by the right sex – Matilda Lloyd, surely an Alison Balsom in the making, who went on to offer sassy vibrato in the Pas de deux with the Moor.” 
– David Nice, The Arts Desk, NYO BBC Prom, 2014

“Flawless technique, a degree of artistry and communication...that only the finest performers possess”
– Kenneth Crookston, British Bandsman Magazine, BBC Radio 2 Young Brass Award, 2014

“Matilda Lloyd’s halting, edgy trumpet solo was among the best I have heard in this work." 
– Graham Rickson, The Arts Desk, NYO Mahler's 5th Symphony, 2014

“Displaying nerves of steel, Matilda Lloyd, set the juggernaut in magnificent motion with her doom-laden solo”
 John Allison, The Telegraph, NYO Mahler's 5th Symphony, 2014

“From her first difficult and cruelly exposed fanfare to her final notes, she played impeccably, with great assurance, a secure technique and a beauty of sound that some professional colleagues I have heard would wish they had.”
– Jim Pritchard, Seen & Heard International, NYO Mahler's 5th Symphony, 2014

“Inspiring...Matilda Lloyd coolly blasting away the cobwebs as Paul Daniel gave the downbeat on Mahler’s 5th symphony.”
– Neil Fisher, The Times, NYO Mahler's 5th Symphony, 2014

“Pursing her lips in preparation for the introductory fanfare of Mahler’s 5th Symphony must rank among the most terrifying moments of...Matilda Lloyd’s life, but her grace under pressure set the tone for a sublimely assured traversal of the work.” 
– Alfred Hickling, The Guardian, NYO Mahler's 5th Symphony, 2014