Recognised as one of the most versatile and charismatic pianists, Annabel Thwaite has won all the major accompanying prizes, including the prestigious Kathleen Ferrier, gold medal, and Richard Tauber Piano Prizes. As a soloist and chamber musician, she has performed in all of the major British concert halls and toured throughout the world, collaborating with artists such as Bryn Terfel and Roberto Alagna.
Her discography includes The Scottish Tenor for Universal Records, which was nominated for a Classical Brit Award, a world première recording of music by Hilary Tann, and a disc of romantic violin and piano works with Matthew Jones. As a film session pianist, she has recorded the music for the Hollywood movie Awake, the BBC Jane Austen series Emma, The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister and the Spanish film De tu Ventana.
She has appeared twice as accompanist for the Festival of Welsh Male Voice Choirs at the Royal Albert Hall, London. These performances were recorded and released by Sain and have been aired on British television. Further television appearances include Blue Peter, The Rob Brydon Show and a documentary following a day in the life of Bryn Terfel.
Her extensive teaching experience includes being director of the Junior Pro Corda International Chamber Music Academy and adjudicating at numerous festivals and competitions.