Dirk Meyer

Dirk Meyer


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 and New Bedford Symphony Orchestras, as well as the Symphony Orchestra Augusta.

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


January 21 2017: Russian Tales

Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra

7pm, DECC Symphony Hall

Jeffrey Biegel, piano

Tchaikovsky: March Slave

Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No.2

Stravinsky: Petrushka (1947)


February 11 2017: Hidden Treasures (The Beethoven Project)                                                                       

Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra

7pm, DECC Symphony Hall

Yevgeny Kutik, violin 

Beethoven: Symphony No.4

Glazunov: Violin Concerto

Sibelius: Symphony No.7


February 18 2017: Strings Attached

New Bedford Symphony Orchestra

7:30, Zeiterion Performing Arts Center, New Bedford, MA

Sheng Cai, piano

Aguila: The Giant Guitar

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.3

Rachmaninoff: Symphony No.2


March 11 2017: Big Time Swing

Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra

7pm, DECC Symphony Hall

Guest Artist: Big Time Jazz Orchestra


April 1 2017:   Resurrection (The Beethoven Project)

Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra

DSSO Chorus, UWS Chorus

Carry Hennessy, soprano

Abigail Nims, alto

7pm, DECC Symphony Hall

Mahler: Symphony No.2


April 22 2017:   Masterworks

Augusta Symphony Orchestra

7:30pm, First Baptist of Augusta

Arnaud Sussman, violin

Tchaikovsky: Polonaise from Eugene Onegin

Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto

Shostakovich: Symphony No.5


May 6 2017: 85th Anniversary Celebration 

Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra

7pm, DECC Symphony Hall

Argento: Valentino Dances

Chopin: Piano Concerto No.2

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.4


June 15, 17 2017:  Opera

Lyric Opera of the North

7:30pm, Superior High School Auditorium, Superior, WI

Verdi: Rigoletto


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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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