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

3/20/2021 Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra

Stravinsky: Pulcinella

Strauss: Horn Concerto No.1, Jim Pospisil horn

Haydn: Symphony No.104


3/27/2021 Augusta Symphony

Fanny Mendelssohn: Overture

Sibelius: Cassazione

Rachmaninoff: Vocalise

Mendelssohn: Symphony No.4


4/17/2021 Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra

Torke: Ash

Price: Piano Concerto, Clayton Stephenson piano

Mendelssohn: Symphony No.4


5/1/2020 Augusta Symphony

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, Anastasia Petrunina violin

Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No.1, Concerto Competition Winner

Beethoven: Symphony No.4


5/8/2021 Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra

Yousufi: Freedom

Mozart: Clarinet Concerto, Jen Gerth clarinet

Golijov: ZZ’s Dream

Milhaud: Le Boeuf sur le toit

Beethoven: Leonore 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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