Dirk Meyer

Dirk Meyer


German conductor DIRK MEYER just finished his first season as Music Director of the Augusta Symphony (GA). He also holds the same position with the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra as well as 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 appeared with the East Texas and New Bedford Symphony Orchestras, as well as the Sarasota Orchestra.

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 performance and recording of Beethoven's nine symphonies, a collaboration between the Duluth Superior Symphony and Minnesota Public Radio. In October 2017 his efforts in this field 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, Miguel del Aguila and Joby Talbot.

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Upcoming Performances

September 28 2018: Obsession

Augusta Symphony, Jan Lisiecki, piano

Daugherty: Red Cape Tango

Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No.2

Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique

October 6 2018: Sailing North

Duluth Superior Symphony, Gene Koshinski & Tim Broscious, percussion

Bernstein: Three Dance Episodes from On the Town

Koshinski: soniChroma

Sibelius: Symphony No.1

7pm @ DECC, Duluth, MN

October 18 2018: Hotel California

Augusta Symphony

7:3opm @ The Miller Theatre, Augusta, GA

October 27 2018: New Horizons

Duluth Superior Symphony, Yevgeny Kutik, violin

Schönberg: Transfigured Night

Mozart: Violin Concerto No.3

Beethoven: Symphony No.8

7pm @ DECC, Duluth, MN

November 9 2018: New Horizons

Augusta Symphony, Wendy Cohen, flute / Vonda Darr, harp

Schönberg: Transfigured Night

Mozart: Concerto for Flute and Harp

Beethoven: Symphony No.8

7:30pm @ The Miller Theatre, Augusta, GA

November 17 2018: Unforgettable Views

Duluth Superior Symphony & Chorus, Sarah Lawrence, soprano / Cory Renbarger, baritone

Fauré: Requiem

Mahler: Symphony No.5

December 1 2018: Home for the Holidays

Duluth Superior Symphony, LOON, Twin Ports Tenors

3pm @ DECC, Duluth, MN

December 6 2018: Holiday Spectacular

Augusta Symphony

7:30pm @ The Miller Theatre, Augusta, GA

December 8 2018: Holiday Spectacular

Augusta Symphony @ Columbia County

December 16 2018: JFCS Gala

Sarasota Orchestra

8pm @ The Ritz Carlton, Sarasota, FL

December 31 2018: New Year’s Journey

Duluth Superior Symphony

7pm @ DECC, Duluth, MN

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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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