Dirk Meyer

Dirk Meyer


German conductor DIRK MEYER was just appointed Music Director of the Symphony Orchestra Augusta (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. 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

June 22, 24 2017:  Rigoletto

Lyric Opera of the North

7:30pm, Marshall Performing Arts Center, UMD, Duluth, MN

Verdi: Rigoletto


Season 2017/2018

September 23 2017: Revolutions

Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra

7pm, DECC Symphony Hall, Duluth, MN

Aguila: The Giant Guitar

Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto

Shostakovich: Symphony No.12

Erin Aldridge, violin

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October 6 2017

Symphony Orchestra Augusta

7:30pm, First Baptist of Augusta, GA

Strauss: Don Juan

Tchaikovsky: Rococo Variations

Elgar: Enigma Variations

Daniel Mumm, cello

October 28 2017: Inspiration

October 29 2017

Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra

7pm, DECC Symphony Hall, Duluth, MN

10/29: 3pm, Cathedral Christ the King, Superior, WI

Golijov: Last Round

Schumann: Cello Concerto

Piazzolla: Oblivion

Mozart: Symphony No.39

Abraham Feder, cello

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November 18 2017: Reformation

Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra

7pm, DECC Symphony Hall, Duluth, MN

Mendlessohn: Symphony No.5, Reformation

Brahms: A German Requiem

DSSO Chorus

TBD, soprano

Andrew Wilkowske, baritone

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January 6 2018: Opening Gala

Symphony Orchestra Augusta

7:30pm, Miller Theatre, Augusta, GA

Opening Gala of the newly renovated Miller Theatre.

January 13 2018: Sagas

Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra

7pm, DECC Symphony Hall, Duluth, MN

Sibelius: Andantes Festivo

Strauss: Four Last Songs

Sibelius: En Saga

Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks 

Christine Brewer, soprano

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January 20 2018

Symphony Orchestra Augusta

7:30pm, Miller Theatre 

Brahms: Academic Festival Overture

Copland: Billy the Kid Suite

Beethoven: Symphony No.9


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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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