Hailed as “remarkable” by the Telegraph, British trumpeter Matilda Lloyd is a fast-rising young artist with exceptional poise and musicality. Aged 26, Matilda is captivating audiences and critics alike with her artistry and communication, and her “flawless sound and virtuosic technique” (Saarbrücker Zeitung, March 2020) bring a unique flair to every performance.
Recent highlights have included her debuts in the USA with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic, in the Netherlands with the Rotterdam Sinfonia, in Finland with the Oulu Sinfonia, in South Africa with the KwaZulu-Natal Philharmomic and Johannesburg Philharmonic, in Germany with the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern and in Sweden with the Malmö Symphony Orchestra. Matilda also premiered John Woolrich’s Hark! the echoing air at Snape Maltings with Sian Edwards and the Britten Sinfonia. Other concerto performances have been with the BBC Concert Orchestra, the London Mozart Players and the Manchester Camerata and she has performed recitals at prestigious venues including Wigmore Hall, St. Martin-in-the-Fields and at the Ryedale and Buxton Festivals. Her debut disc with orchestra, conducted by Rumon Gamba with the Britten Sinfonia, is released on the Chandos label in April 2023.
Matilda graduated with a First Class degree in Music from Cambridge University in 2017 and received a Master’s Degree (DipRAM) from the Royal Academy of Music in 2019. She also studied for 2 years with Håkan Hardenberger on the Artist Diploma course at the Malmö Academy of Music. Matilda is a Yamaha Artist.