Dirk Meyer

Dirk Meyer


German conductor DIRK MEYER is Music Director of the Augusta Symphony (GA), as well as the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra and 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 also collaborated with some of today's leading artists, including Jan Lisiecki, Lynn Harrell, Peter Serkin and Christine Brewer.

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, Jonathan Leshnoff, Miguel del Aguila and Joby Talbot.

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Upcoming Performances

June 14 and 16 2019: Opera

Lyric Opera of the North

Donizetti: L’Esir d’Amore

7:30pm and 3pm @ Marshall Theatre, Duluth, MN

September 27 2019: The Romantics  

Augusta Symphony, Zuill Bailey, cello

Still: Poem for Orchestra 

Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet 

Dvorak: Cello Concerto

7:30pm @ The Miller, Augusta, GA     

October 5 2019: Lynn Harrell Plays Dvorak

Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra, Lynn Harrell, cello

Leshnoff: Starburst                               

Tchaikovsky: Francesca da Rimini       

Dvorak: Cello Concerto            

7pm @ DECC, Duluth, MN

October 17 2019 Pops: Indiana Jones – Raiders of the Lost Arch

Augusta Symphony

Movie with Orchestra

7:30pm @ The Miller, Augusta, GA

October 20 2019: Halloween at the Symphony (Family Concert)

Augusta Symphony

4pm @ Jardin Auditorium, Evans, GA

October 26 2019 Pops: A Night at the Movies

Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra

7pm @ DECC, Duluth, MN

October 30 2019: Music by Black Composers

Augusta Symphony in collaboration with Paine College

Time and Location TBD

November 8 2019: The Planets (Discovery Concerts for Children)

Augusta Symphony

10am and 1pm @ The Miller, Augusta, GA

November 8 2019: The Planets

Augusta Symphony

Wagner: Entrance of the Gods from Das Rheingold    

Schmitt: La tragedie de Salome         

Holst: The Planets (with NASA visuals)            

7:30pm @ The Miller, Augusta, GA     

November 16 and 17 2019: Considering Matthew Shepard

Twin Ports Choral Project

Hella Johnson: Considering Matthew Shepard – An Oratorio

7:30pm and 3pm, Location TBD

November 23 2019: A Night at the Opera

Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra

Operatic Highlights with the DSSO Chorus and the Lyric Opera of the North

7pm @ DECC, Duluth, MN

December 3 and 4 2019 Pops: Concerts @ Burke County

Augusta Symphony

Time and Locations TBD

December 5 2019 Pops: The Texas Tenors 

Augusta Symphony

7:30pm @ The Miller, Augusta, GA


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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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