Massimiliano Caldi

Massimiliano Caldi (Milan 1967), with his great international experience in the fields of symphonic music, opera, operetta and ballet, and attention to contemporary music and to the revival of the 19th-century opera, stands out for his high level of professional preparation and for his bright and linear directorial style.

Winner of First Prize at the Grzegorz Fitelberg International Competition (1999), Caldi is Principal Conductor of the Polish Baltic Fryderyk Chopin Philharmonic of Gdańsk and Principal Conductor and Artistic Consultant of the Moniuszko Philharmonic of Koszalin. Since 2016 he has also increased his collaboration with the Philharmonic of Rzeszów and Łódź. Last May, Caldi debuted in St Petersburg with the Philharmonic Orchestra in the legendary Grand Hall, and in the last ten years he has toured in Israel, Oman, USA, Chile and Brazil.

Among his upcoming appointments are directing The Barber of Seville and Nabucco at the Poznań Grand Theatre, the world premiere of Marco Betta’s opera Notte per me luminosa at Teatro Municipale of Piacenza and Carmina Burana at the Philharmonic in Gdańsk. In the symphonic field, Caldi debuted in Berlin with the Konzerthaus Kammerorchester Berlin and at the Moscow Conservatory’s Rachmaninov Hall with Sinfonietta Cracovia. In 2017 he will take part at the prestigious Łańcut International Festival, conducting Rite of Spring, as well as heading the Istanbul State Symphony Orchestra and returning to the podium of the Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi and of Milano Classica Chamber Orchestra, for which he was Principal Conductor from 1998 to 2009.

(Polski) 26. Wielkanocny Festiwal Ludwiga van Beethovena