Dirk Meyer

Dirk Meyer

Conductor

German conductor DIRK MEYER is Music Director of the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra as well as the Lyric Opera of the North.

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. This season he debuts with the East Texas, as well as the New Bedford Symphony Orchestras.

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, Miguel del Aguila and Joby Talbot. Between 2004-2006 Meyer served as Music Director to the Mason Symphony Orchestra and the Assistant Conductor of the Traverse Symphony.

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Upcoming Performances

 

 September 17 2016: The Dream of America

Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra

7pm, DECC Symphony Hall

Abraham Feder, cello

Copland: Fanfare to the Common Man

Golijov: Azul (Matt Haimovitz, cello)

Dvorak: Symphony No.9

 


September 24: Pops

East Texas Symphony Orchestra

Program TBA

 


October 6 & 8 2016: Opera

Lyric Opera of the North

7:30pm, The Underground @ The Depot

Hilliard: The Blue Viola

 


Oct 15 2016: Pops 1

Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra

7pm, DECC Symphony Hall

Time for Three

 


Oct 22 2016: UMD Symphony

UMD Symphony Orchestra

7:30pm, Webber Concert Hall, UMD Campus

Beethoven: Egmont

Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade

 


Nov 12 2016: The Four Seasons 

Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra

DSSO Chorus

7pm, DECC Symphony Hall

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons (Erin Aldridge, violin)

Mozart: Requiem

 


November 13: The Four Seasons 

Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra. DSSO Chorus

4pm, Christ King Cathedral, Superior, WI

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons (Erin Aldridge, violin)

Mozart: Requiem

 


December 3 2016: The Beethoven Project – The Early Years

Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra

7pm, DECC Symphony Hall

Handel: Water Music Suite No.2

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.3 (Gilles Vonsattel, piano)

Mozart: Symphony No.35

Beethoven: Symphony No.1

 


December 7, 8, 9, 10 2016: Great Escapes

Sarasota Orchestra

5:30pm, 7pm, 5:30pm, 8pm, Holley Hall, Sarasota, FL

 


December 11 2016: JFCS Gala

Sarasota Orchestra

8pm, The Ritz Carlton Sarasota

 


December 31 2016: Remember When Rock Was Young

Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra

7pm, DECC Symphony Hall

Guest Artist: “Almost Elton John” Craig Meyer

 

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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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