* 09. 12. 1937.
The pianist Annette Weisbrod has given recitals and concerts as a soloist, as a member of various chamber music groups, as an accompanist of renowned singers and as a soloist with orchestras in Europe and other countries, including China.
As a Swiss brought up in England, she completed her studies in Zurich and Basel with Max Egger, Walter Frey, Paul Baumgartner, Klaus Linder, and Geza Anda. She received particular support from Rudolf Kempe, who encouraged her to perform the world premiere of Armin Schibler`s piano concerto at a festival concert of the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra.
She was appointed professor at the conservatoire in Berne, where she taught
She has produced numerous CDs, including the complete trios of Haydn and the works for `cello and piano by Beethoven. She has also recorded the Rhapsody Op.43 by Rachmaninoff with the Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra and Peter Mieg`s piano concerto with the Basel Symphony Orchestra. She takes a particular interest in works by Swiss composers.
Annette Weisbrod has worked with distinguished artists such as the soprano Erika Köth, the `cellists Esther Nyffenegger, Ludwig Hoelscher and Reiner Ginzel, the clarinettist Hans Rudolf Stalder, the violinist Zbigniew, and the reciters Gisela and Gert Westphal and Maria Becker.
So far she has done more than 60 concert tours all over the world.
Armin Schibler: Klavierkonzert, op. 71