Persons

Massimiliano Caldi

Conductor

Biography

Winner of the first prize at “G.Fitelberg” International Competition – VI edition With a big experience in the fields of symphonic music, opera, operetta and ballet, an attention on contemporary opera and on the revival of the 19th century opera and a bright and linear directorial style, Massimiliano Caldi stands out for his high professional preparation and for his interpretation. He’s also loved by orchestras all over the world for his musical taste and also for his human qualities.á
In Italy he works regularly with Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino,áTeatro Greco Politeama in Lecce andáwith Arena di Verona Symphonic Orchestra and Chorus.áAmongstáItalian orchestras, he has conducted the Turin Teatro Regio Orchestra, the Palermo Teatro Massimo Orchestra, the Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto, the Orchestra Sinfonica della Provincia di Bari and the Fondazione "Arturo Toscanini" Orchestra.áFrom August the 31st until September the 6th Caldi held the Florence Conducting Masterclass, at Teatro di Cestello in Florence.
InáPolandáhe regularly conducts concerts with the most important Philarmonic and he has taken part in some of the most famous Polish festivals. He also conducts opera productions at major opera houses. InEuropeáhe has performed at the Konzerthaus of Vienna, at the Brucknerhaus of Linz, at the Festspielhaus of Baden-Baden, at the Beethoven Halle of Bonn, at the Jarhunderthalle Hoechst of Frankfurt, at the Franz Liszt of Budapest, at the Rudolfinum áof Prague, at the Rosengarten of Mannheim and in the cities of Amsterdam, Moscow, St Petersburg, Munch, Szeged, Biel, Murten and in Extremadura Spanish region. InáIsraeláhe has conducted the Israel Sinfonietta Beer Sheva Orchestra and in Brasil the Santo André Symphonic Orchestra. On July 2011 he was in Santiago for a special project with the Symphonic Orchestra ofáChile. In January and February 2016 he's going to take a tournée ináU.S.A. witháhisáPolish Baltic "F.Chopin" Philharmonic Orchestra.
Theáworksáhe has conducted from 1991 on includeáOrphée et Eurydiceáby Gluck,áLa Bohèmeáby Puccini,áSaloméáby Strauss,áNabucco,áRigoletto,áLa TraviataáandáIl Trovatoreáby Verdi,áCosì fan tutte, Die ZauberfloteáandáLe Nozze di Figaroáby Mozart,áRapsodia SatanicaáandáCavalleria Rusticanaáby Mascagni,áIl barbiere di Sivigliaáby Rossini,áNormaáby Bellini,áCarmina Buranaáby Orff,áI Due timidiáandáLa notte di un nevrastenicoáby Rota.á
Caldiáhas worked on the revival of the 19th century operaáIl Maccoáby Ferdinando Ranuzzi conducted at Teatro Guardassoni, Bologna in 2006,áDon BucefaloáandáRe Learáby Antonio Cagnoni conducting them in 2008 and in 2009 at Valle d’Itria Festival in Martina Franca. During the last Cracow Polish Music Festival, edition 2011, he has also conducted the first performance in modern times ofáPierre de Medicisáby Jozef Poniatowski.
He has also turned his attention toácontemporary opera. Over the years, he has conducted the world premieres ofáPeter Uncinoáby Tutino andNevebiancaáby Betta.
He also performed first premiere in symphonic field like, among the others,áLimenáandáMidrash Temuraháby Carlo Alessandro Landini,Pentalogon Quintettáby Ivan Fedele,á1260, North Wetherly Driveáby Carlo Boccadoro,áChatrang Ouvertureáby Ludovico Einaudi,áInvano morte desioáby Carlo Galante,áEgo Alteráfor string orchestra by Federico Biscione,á5 Racconti orientaliáby Luca Mosca andáTrio Concertoáby Mikolaj Gòrecki.
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