Canadian string bassist to perform in New Ulm tomorrow

NEW ULM — Canadian string bassist Jesse Dietschi will present a concert on Wednesday, May 23, at 6:30 p.m., at United Church of Christ, 301 S. Minnesota St.

Dietschi has appeared on international broadcasts including the CBC’s Sounds of the Season and Murdoch Mysteries and NBC’s hit show Hannibal. He is a member of the international touring ensemble Tunnel Six and the contemporary jazz outfit The Nick Maclean Quartet. He performs with the Canadian Opera Company, Esprit Orchestra, Toronto Concert Orchestra and Sony Centre Orchestra.

As a composer and band leader, he leads the Catalyst Ensemble, a Toronto-based chamber jazz hybrid ensemble that uses strings and rhythm section to perform genre-bending compositions. He has also appeared as a soloist with chamber and full orchestras throughout Ontario and has performed, toured, and recorded with a wide range of artists. They include The Headstones, Metric, the Gryphon Trio, Robi Botos, Ken Lavigne, Tapestry Opera, Irene Torres and the Sugar Devils and Mexico’s Festival de Febrero.

The performance is presented and hosted by the New Ulm Suzuki School of Music. General admission is $5; children ages 10 and under are free. For more information, please email or call 507-276-3928.