We hear that Rion Wentworth has won the vacant doublebass seat in the New York Phil.
Nothing official yet. Their press dept. inhabits the 20th century.
Rion has lived in New York City for the last fifteen years where he is a freelance musician. He has performed extensively with the New York Philharmonic including tours of the U.S., Europe, and Asia. He has also played with the New York City Ballet Orchestra and the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. Rion teaches on the faculty of the Juilliard School’s Pre College division and at Hunter College.