Massimiliano Caldi (Milano 1967), with a big international experience in the fields of symphonic music, opera, operetta and ballet, an attention on contemporary music and on the revival of the 19th century opera, stands out for his high professional preparation and for his bright and linear directorial style.
Winner of the first prize at “G.Fitelberg” International Competition (1999), Caldi is Principal Conductor of the Polish Baltic "F. Chopin" Philharmonic of Gdańsk (Danzig) and Principal Conductor and Artistic Consultant of the “S.Moniuszko” Philharmonic of Koszalin. Since 2016 Massimiliano Caldi has also increased his collaboration with the "A.Malawski" Podkarpacka Philharmonic of Rzeszów and with the "A.Rubinstein" Philharmonic of Lódz. Caldi debuted in St. Petersburg with the Philharmonic Orchestra in the legendary "Grand Hall" (May 2016). In the last ten years he took tournées in Israel, Oman,U.S.A., Chile and Brasil.
Recently, in opera field, he conducted Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia at Teatr Wileki of Poznan (January-February 2017) and a selection of Puccini's La Rondine in occasion of the centenary of first performance at the National Philharmonic Hall in Warsaw for the XXI edition of the Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival (April 2017). Among his upcoming appointments we remind the direction of the opera Notte per me luminosa by Marco Betta at Teatro Municipale of Piacenza (April 2017), Verdi's Nabucco at Teatr Wileki of Poznan (May 2017), and the prologue from Mefistofele by Boito (June 2017) with "A.Rubinstein" Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra in Łódź.
In symphonic field he debuted in Berlin with the Konzerthaus Kammerorchester Berlin (2 November 2016), at the Moscow Conservatory’s Rachmaninov Hall with Sinfonietta Cracovia (12 November 2016) and with the Istanbul State Symphony Orchestra (10 February 2017). He will take part at the prestigious Łancut International Festival for conducting Beethoven's Symphony n.9 (27 May 2017), he will conduct Carmina Burana by Orff (June 2017) at the Philharmonic in Gdansk and he will come back on the podium of the Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, on the podium of Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali and on the podium of Milano Classica Chamber Orchestra, of which he was Principal Conductor from 1998 to 2009.