Dirk Meyer

Dirk Meyer

Conductor

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

10/2/2020 Augusta Symphony, Laquita Mitchell soprano

Montgomery: Strum

Barber: Knoxville Summer of 1915

Mahler: Symphony No.4


10/17/2020 Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra, Erin Aldridge violin

Montgomery: Strum

Piazzolla: Las Cuatro Estaciones Portenas

Barber: Adagio for Strings

Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings


10/22/2020 Augusta Symphony Digital Concert

Movie Music Pops


10/30/2020 Augusta Symphony

Assad: Impressions

Bach: Concerto for Violin and Oboe, BWV1060

Barber: Adagio for Strings

Albinoni: Trumpet Concerto in Bb

Mozart: A Little Night Music


11/7/2020 Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra, Betsy Husby cello

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

Haydn: Cello Concerto in C

Pärt: Fratres

Stravinsky: Danses concertantes


12/3/2020 Augusta Symphony Digital Concert

Holiday Pops


12/5/2020 Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra

Bentleyville Holiday Spectacular


1/9/2020 Augusta Symphony, Gilles Vonsattel piano

Beethoven: Prometheus Overture

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.1

Beethoven: Symphony No.3

 

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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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