(b Stretford, Lancs., 1935).
Eng. pianist and conductor. BBC staff accompanist, Glasgow, 1959–62. Won Liszt–Bartók comp., Budapest 1961. Prof. of pf., RAM 1965–7, RMCM 1967–9. Prof. of pf. Hanover Mus. Acad. 1981–2000; Edinburgh Univ. from 2001. Recitals throughout Europe and USA. Liszt and Bartók specialist. Some comps, incl. The Cellist of Sarajevo (1992) and opera London under Siege (1998).