British conductor. He studied at the Royal College of Music and became conductor of Touring Royal Ballet Company (1962–6). In 1966 he moved to Berlin Opera Ballet as conductor, then in 1970 to Stuttgart, rejoining the Royal Ballet in 1972, where he was music director from 1973 to 1987. He subsequently worked freelance, guesting with various companies including Paris Opera, Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet, and Royal New Zealand Ballet.
From The Oxford Dictionary of Dance in Oxford Reference.