Miguel del Aguila Recording Now Available

Dirk’s recording with the Augusta Symphony of the Orchestral Works by composer Miguel del Aguila is now available on the Albani Label. It can be streamed on all platforms and purchased through the regular channels.

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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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January 6, 2024                                                  

Augusta Symphony

Mozart: Symphony No.40                                                            

James Lee III: Concerto for English Horn, world premier (Darcy Gamerl, english horn)

Milhaud: Le Boeuf sur le toit                             

January 20, 2024


Mahler: Symphony No.3  

DSSO Chorus, Blythe Gaissert, alto

January 27, 2024

Augusta Symphony

Gala feat. Byron Stripling 

February 10, 2024        


An Evening at the Pops (Pops)

February 15, 2024           

Augusta Symphony

Decades: Back to the 80s (Pops)

February 24, 2024


Grieg: Two Melodies

Dvorak: Serenade for Strings

Shaw: Entr’acte                                            

Mozart: Vesperae solennes de confessore      

DSSO Chorus, soli

February 27 and 28 2024


Stravinsky: L’Histoire du Soldat

feat. Wise Fool Theatre

March 9.2024                              

Augusta Symphony

Dvorak: American Suite                                                                        

Boyer: Rhapsody in Red, White & Blue (GA premier)                               

Weill: Symphony No.2                                                           

Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue (Jeffrey Biegel, piano)                   

March 10, 2024               

Augusta Symphony

Animals at the Symphony (Family Concert)  

March 16, 2024


Wallen: Mighty River                

Brahms: Concerto for Violin and Cello (Geneva Lewis, violin / Gabriel Martins, cello)

Walton: Symphony No.1                       

March 21, 2024               

Augusta Symphony

America’s Wonders (Pops)

April 13, 2024


Smetana: Vysehrad         

C.Schumann: Piano Concerto (Anna Shelest, piano)

Tchaikovsky: Romeo & Juliet Overture

Smetana: The Moldau                 

April 20, 2024                                                     

Augusta Symphony

Higdon: Peachtree Street                                                                      

Korngold: Violin Concerto (Paul Huang, violin)           

Beethoven: Symphony No.5                                               

May 4, 2024


Tower: Fanfare to the Uncommon Woman

Weill: Symphony No.2           

Orff: Carmina Burana

DSSO Chorus, soli

May 11, 2024                                                                   

Augusta Symphony

Bernstein: Three Dance Episodes from On the Town                      

Ellington: The River Suite                                                

Wars: City Sketches (U.S. premier)                                       

Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis

June 14&16, 2024                                                                   

Lyric Opera of the North

Puccini: La Boheme

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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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