"As Carmen, Rachael Lloyd sings stylishly and looks terrific."
Richard Morrison, The Times
"Lloyd gives us a thoroughly convincing and well sung Carmen."
Michael Church, The Independent
"Ms Lloyd gave Carmen a lesson, potent-if more understated sexiness and she totally won me over."
Jim Pritchard, Seen and Heard International
Carmen (Carmen, Royal Albert Hall)
The Mikado (Pitti-Sing, ENO)
"Rachael Lloyd is a beautifully bossy Pitti-Sing and her plummy mezzo adds glamour." www.classical-music.com
"Rachael Lloyd looks good, acts well and uses her secure, creamy voice with musicality and confidence." www.musicalcriticism.com
"Of the younger cast members I thought Rachael Lloyd as Pitti-Sing was outstanding." Opera Brittania
Dido and Aneas (Dido, Signum Records)
"Lloyd's Dido is not an ostentatiously glamorous queen, but she is all the more moving for being a flawed, nobly human one." www.voix-des-arts.com
"Best of all is Rachael Lloyd's dignified Dido, rich voiced and flawlessly delivered."
"As Dido, Rachael Lloyd was in a class of her own."www.operatoday.com
"Rachael Lloyd - lovesick, imperious, resigned - is an excellent Dido, her famous lament no less effective for being restrained." Richard Lawrence, Gramophone
Reviews of CD Launch Concert
Madam Butterfly (Kate Pinkerton, Royal Opera House)
"Rachael Lloyd's Covent Garden debut as Kate Pinkerton made the minuteness of her role regrettable." www.musicalcriticism.com
Lucia di Lammermoor (Alisa, Royal Opera House)
"Mitchell managed to create a real relationship between Diana Damrau as Lucia and Alisa - sung and acted beautifully by Rachael Lloyd."
Jenna Douglas, www.schmopera.com
"Rachael Lloyd, risen to the role of co-star, was an excellent Alisa." Opera Click
"As Alisa, Rachael Lloyd sang beautifully and acquitted herself well of the myriad stage business that was thrown her way." John E. de Wald, Opera Brittania
"Rachael Lloyd is a luxury casting as Alisa." Sam Smith, Music OMH