MASSIMO ALESSIO TADDIA
Born in Bologna (Italy), Massimo Taddia graduated in Composition, Piano and Orchestra Conducting at the conservatory “G. B. Martini” of the same town. He attended orchestra conducting masterclasses graduating with maestro Donato Renzetti at Accademia Musicale Pescarese and at the Wiener Musikseminar with maestro Erwin Acèl.
In 2007 he has been assistant conductor to M° Daniel Oren at Fondazione Arena di Verona (Verona, Italy - G. Verdi’s “Nabucco” and “Aida”) and at Carlo Felice opera house (Genova, Italy - Dvorak’s “Stabat Mater”, Puccini’s “Manon Lescaut”) and to M° Carlo Montanaro for whom he has worked with the Navarra Symphony Orchestra (Bilbao, Spain) for “Lucia di Lammermoor” by G. Donizetti and for Verdi’s “Un ballo in maschera” at the Israeli Opera (Tel Aviv, Israel).
He has been Music Director of the Fondazione Teatro “G. Borgatti” of Cento (Ferrara, Italy 2008 - 2012) and Artistic Director of the Pafos Aphrodite Festival (2014 - 2017 Cyprus).
In 2019 he started a new collaboration with the Fondazione Teatro Comunale of Bologna (Italy) and its Opera Academy Orchestra conducting Rossini’s “Il barbiere di Siviglia” at the Amman Opera Festival (Jordania 2019) and Verdi’s “Rigoletto” at Teatro Amintore Galli (Rimini 2020). Among others collaborations: Colorado College of Music (Boulder, USA), Hungarian State Opera, Palais des Festivals (Cannes, France), Teatro G. Rossini of Pesaro, Amman Opera Festival (Jordania), Carl Orff Zentrum (Münich), Suita Masterclasses (Osaka, Japan), Royal Opera House Mumbai (India).
Among conducted orchestras: Hungarian State Opera (Budapest Opera House, Hungary), Orchestra “G. Rossini” (Pesaro, Italy), Opera Academy Orchestra of Fondazione Teatro Comunale of Bologna (Italy), Orchestra Sinfonica of Asti (Italy), Orchestra “B. Bruni” (Cuneo, Italy), Orchestra “B. Maderna” (Forlì, Italy), OCF - Orchestra Città di Ferrara (Italy), Orchestra Internazionale d’Italia (Italy), Orchestra “G. Verdi” (Parma, Italy), Orchestra Sinfonica “F. Cilea” (Reggio Calabria, Italy), Orchestra “A. Corelli” (Ravenna, Italy), Bologna Chamber Orchestra (Italy), Pescara Symphony Orchestra (Italy), Orquesta de Navarra (Spain), Musica Viva Symphony Orchestra (Moscow, Russia), Colorado College of Music (USA), Porto Rico Conservatory of Music, Szeged Philarmonic (Hungary), Sofia Symphony Orchestra (Bulgaria), Musicians from RTSI of Lugano (Switzerland), Craiova Philarmonic (Romania), Oradea Philarmonic (Romania), Pretoria Chamber Orchestra (South Africa), Johannesburg Symphony Orchestra (South Africa), Cyprus Symphony (Cyprus).