Lyndon Watts | Bassoon

Lyndon Watts became principal bassoonist of the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra at the age of 22, working closely with chief conductors Valery Gergiev, Lorin Maazel, Christian Thielemann and James Levine, as well as principal guest conductor Zubin Mehta, and performing in all the major concert halls of the world. After holding this position for 18 years, in 2016 Lyndon chose to move back to his home country Australia, where he is now based in Melbourne. He is currently tutor of bassoon (from July 2018 lecturer in double reed performance) at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, Melbourne University.