The distinguished pianist and accompanist, Anna Tilbrook, has collaborated with many leading singers and instrumentalists including Sir Willard White, Lucy Crowe and James Gilchrist.
Anna Tilbrook studied at the University of York and the Royal Academy of Music, of which she was made an associate in 2009. As a professional pianist she has collaborated with many leading singers and instrumentalists, including Emma Bell, Ian Bostridge, Lucy Crowe, James Gilchrist, Barbara Hannigan, Mark Padmore, Sir Willard White, Natalie Clein, Nicholas Daniel and Philip Dukes, as well as the Fitzwilliam, Sacconi, Elias, Doelen and Coull String Quartets. Since her debut at the Wigmore Hall in 1999, she has appeared regularly at virtually every leading venue and festival, including Carnegie Hall (with Lucy Crowe), St John’s, Smith Square (where she curated a Schubertiade), Aldeburgh, Buxton, Cheltenham and Oxford, as well as the Alte Oper (Frankfurt), Anima Mundi (Pisa), Wroclaw Cantans and Musée des Tissus, Lyon. She has also accompanied José Carreras, Angela Georghiu and Bryn Terfel in televised concerts.
Tilbrook and Gilchrist began working together in 1997. Since then they have made acclaimed recordings of English song, Schubert Lieder (Die schöne Müllerin – Editor’s Choice in Gramophone – Schwanengesang and Winterreise) and Beethoven’s An die ferne Geliebte.