Dirk Meyer

Dirk Meyer

Conductor

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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UPCOMING PERFORMANCES

11/11/2021 Augusta Symphony

Brass Transit: The Music of Chicago


11/20/2021 DSSO, JiJi guitar

Rossini: L’Italiana in Algeri Overture

Mendelssohn: The Hebrides

Piazzolla: Sinfonietta

Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez

Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin


12/4/2021 DSSO

Holiday Pops


12/12/2021 Augusta Symphony

Holiday Concert (Family Series)


2022

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

Liszt: Les Preludes

Rodrigo: Concerto de Aranjuez

Price: Colonial Dances

Dvorak: Symphony No.7


2/26/2022 DSSO, Erin Aldridge violin

Brahms: Academic Festival Overture

White: Violin Concerto

Ellington: The River

Respighi: Roman Festivals

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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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