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 recording of five orchestral works by Uruguayan-American composer Miguel del Aguila, in collaboration with Peermusic Classical. In October 2017 his efforts in the field of innovating the orchestral experience 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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10/1/2021 Augusta Symphony, Itamar Zorman violin

Golijov: Sidereus

Bruch: Violin Concerto No.1

Mazzoli: Sinfonia (for orbiting spheres)

Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Suite)

10/9/2021 DSSO, Claudia White flute

Leshnoff: Rush (MN Premier)

Mozart: Flute Concerto No.1

Beethoven/Cooper: Symphony No.10

Poulenc: Sinfonietta

10/21/2021 Augusta Symphony

Pops: E.T. – Film with live orchestra

10/24/2021 Augusta Symphony (Family Series)

Halloween at the Symphony

10/30/2021 DSSO

Halloween at the Symphony

11/5/2021 Augusta Symphony, Andrew Tyson piano

Respighi: Gli Uccelli

Mozart: Piano Concerto No.21

Debussy: Prelude a l’apres midi d’un faun

Poulenc: Sinfonietta

11/11/2021 Augusta Symphony

Brass Transit: The Music of Chicago

11/20/2021 DSSO, JiJi guitar

Rossini: L’Italiana in Algeri Overture

Mendelssohn: The Hebrides

Piazzolla: Sinfonietta

Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez

Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin

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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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