(b Derby, 1933).
Eng. conductor. Founded New Mus. Ens. 1957 and cond. f.ps. of works by Birtwistle, Maxwell Davies, and Goehr, and Brit. premières of Boulez, Messiaen, and Stockhausen. Staff, Morley Coll., 1958–66. Cond. BBC Welsh SO 1966–71. Mus. dir. Brighton Phil. Soc. 1974–87. Prin. cond. Fires of London 1980–4. Chief cond., Chemnitz Opera and Robert Schumann PO 1993–6.