Dirk Meyer

Dirk Meyer


German conductor DIRK MEYER is Music Director of the Augusta Symphony (GA), as well as the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra and the Lyric Opera of the North in Minnesota.

First Prize Winner of The American Prize in orchestral conducting Meyer has guest conducted many orchestras, including the Toronto and Edmonton Symphony Orchestras in Canada, the Phoenix Symphony Orchestra, the Orlando Philharmonic, the Symphony Orchestras of Springfield and Missouri, as well as the Naples Philharmonic and the Florida Orchestra. He has also collaborated with some of today's leading artists, including Jan Lisiecki, Lynn Harrell, Peter Serkin and Christine Brewer.

As a champion for orchestral music he has created many new concert experiences that include multimedia formats, as well as collaborations of all kinds. Among his latest endeavors is the recording of five orchestral works by Uruguayan-American composer Miguel del Aguila, in collaboration with Peermusic Classical. In October 2017 his efforts in the field of innovating the orchestral experience were recognized by the Depot Foundation with their Arts & Culture Initiative Award.

Meyer is also the author of Chamber Orchestra and Ensemble Repertoire. A Catalog of Modern Music and has led many world and U.S. premiers, including works by Arvo Pärt, Jonathan Leshnoff, Miguel del Aguila and Joby Talbot.

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1/8/2022 Augusta Symphony

Tchaikovsky: Voyevoda

Leshnoff: Symphony No.4 (GA Premier)

Beethoven: Symphony No.5

1/15/2022 DSSO, Marika Bournaki piano

Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No.1

Beethoven: Symphony No.3

1/22/2022 Augusta Symphony

Gala featuring Michael Andrew

2/3/2022 Augusta Symphony

Top of the World: The Carpenters

2/21/2022 Augusta Symphony, JiJi guitar

Price: Colonial Dances

Rodrigo: Concerto de Aranjuez

Liszt: Les Preludes

Dvorak: Symphony No.7

2/26/2022 DSSO, Erin Aldridge violin

Brahms: Academic Festival Overture

White: Violin Concerto

Ellington: The River

Respighi: Roman Festivals

3/10/2022 Augusta Symphony

Serpentine Fire: Earth, Wind and Fire

3/19/2022 DSSO, Geneva Lewis violin

Brahms: Violin Concerto

Beethoven: Symphony No.5

3/26/2022 Augusta Symphony, Geneva Lewis violin

Bacewicz: Overture

Brahms: Violin Concerto

Rachmaninoff: Symphony No.2

4/2/2022 Modesto Symphony, Marika Bournaki piano

Golijov: Sidereus

Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No.3

Brahms: Symphony No.1

4/9/2022 DSSO, Shapiro-Varshavski Piano Duo

Fanny Mendelssohn: Overture

Poulenc: Concerto for Two Pianos

Bruckner: Symphony No.4

4/14/2022 Augusta Symphony

Dancing in the Street: The Music of Motown

4/23/2022 Augusta Symphony, Abigail Nims alto, Davidson Chorale

Mahler: Symphony No.3

4/30/2022 DSSO, DSSO Chorus

Dawson: Negro Folk Symphony

Chorus Highlights featuring the DSSO Chorus

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Meyer Catalog

Chamber Orchestra & Ensemble Repertoire

Chamber Orchestra and Ensemble Repertoire provides conductors, music administrators and librarians with the complete performance information of almost 4000 pieces by more than 1100 composers. 

“A must! This wonderful tool comes as a very helpful companion for programming and researching repertoire for chamber orchestra”. 

Ludovic Morlot, Conductor

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