Dirk Meyer

Dirk Meyer

Conductor

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

January 6 2018

Symphony Orchestra Augusta

7:30pm, Miller Theatre

Opening Gala for the newly restored 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, Augusta, GA 

Brahms: Academic Festival Overture

Copland: Billy the Kid Suite

Beethoven: Symphony No.9


January 25 2018

Symphony Orchestra Augusta

7:30pm, Miller Theatre, Augusta, GA

The Texas Tenors


February 3 2018: Revelations

Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra

7pm, DECC Symphony Hall, Duluth, MN

Bartok: Rumanian Folk Dances

de Falla: Nights in the Gardens of Spain

Beethoven: Symphony No.6, Pastorale

Spencer Myer, piano

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February 8 2018

Symphony Orchestra Augusta

7:30pm, Bell Auditorium, Augusta, GA

Pops: Under the Streetlamp


February 24 2018

Symphony Orchestra Augusta

7:30pm, Miller Theatre, Augusta, GA

Prokofiev: Symphony No.1

Haydn: Symphony No.88

Stravinsky: Pulcinella Suite

Mozart: Symphony No.31


March 3 2018: Roots

Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra

7pm, DECC Symphony Hall, Duluth, MN

Grieg: Symphonic Dances

Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalms

Ravel: Daphnis & Chloe, Suite No.2

DSSO Chorus 

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March 17 2018, Pops: GREEN, Green Grass of Home

Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra

7pm, DECC Symphony Hall, Duluth, MN

Pops: A St Patrick’s Day celebration featuring Gaelynn Lea.


March 24 2018

Symphony Orchestra Augusta

7:30pm, Miller Theatre, Augusta, GA

Ravel: Alborada del Gracioso

Lalo: Symphonie Espagnole

Marquez: Danzon No.2

Falla: The Three Cornered Hat

Lara St. John, violin


April 21 2018

Symphony Orchestra Augusta

7:30pm, Miller Theatre, Augusta, GA

Chopin: Piano Concerto No.1

Beethoven: Symphony No.7

Vadym Kholodenko, piano


April 28 2018: Reflections

Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra

7pm, DECC Symphony Hall, Duluth, MN

Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.2

Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition (with animated videos) 

Peter Serkin, piano

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May 3 2018

Symphony Orchestra Augusta

7:30pm, Miller Theatre , Augusta, GA

Pops: Aubrey Logan

 

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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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