Concert musician known for his mastery of large-scale repertoire, especially the Viennese Classics as well as the French Impressionists. He was students on the Birmingham Conservatoire as well as the Royal Academy of Music, afterwards learning to be a fellow at both. He was among the founders from the Thallein Outfit. He was called the 2002 Bösendorfer Musician of the entire year. His family members was surviving in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, when he was created. He was educated by many well-regarded music artists, including Alfred Brendel.