Scott Worthington

Sunday, August 27, 3:10-3:50

Heritage Hall

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“[Prism] is … an exceptional disc, as bewitching as it is original. Worthington’s double bass speaks not only in lumbering, thunderous tones but also in high, pale registers of piercing expressivity.”

-Alex Ross, The Rest Is Noise: Now Playing

Concert Program:

At Dusk
With No Surroundings There Can Be No Path
(in memoriam Stefano Scodanibbio)

all compositions by Scott Worthington


Scott Worthington is a double bassist and composer based in Los Angeles. As a performer, he plays in chamber ensembles, orchestras, recording studios, and as a soloist. His music has been commissioned by the Library Foundation of Los Angeles, Loadbang, the Ekmeles Vocal Ensemble, and numerous soloists. As a performer-composer, Worthington has released two albums to critical acclaim on Populist Records. The most recent, Prism, features his own music for solo bass with electronics and bass ensemble and was named one of The New Yorker’s top ten classical albums of 2015 by Alex Ross. In 2017, Worthington became the principal bass of the Redlands Symphony and the Artist Teacher of Bass at the University of Redlands.