Massimo Raccanelli conducted  Le Nozze di Figaro by Mozart at Teatro Comunale in Ferrara, where he is invited again to conduct Il flauto magico.  He conducted Mozart’s Don Giovanni at Teatro Ristori in Verona with  Frau Musika Orchestra. He was invited by Georgisches Kammerorchester in  Ingolstadt,Orchestra of the Junges Musikpodium Dresden-Venedig, Bad Reichenhaller Philharmoniker where  he was principal guest conductor from 2013 to 2015. From 2012 to 2014 he was music director of ‘StOrch’ (Studenten Orchester München).

Born in Treviso, Massimo Raccanelli  graduated in cello at the Conservatory of Castelfranco Veneto and then attended Mario Brunello, Enrico Bronzi and Antonio Meneses masterclasses. As for orchestral conducting, he received a master’s degree from Bruno Weil at the Hochschule München.  Solo cello of the Venice Baroque Orchestra conducted by Andrea Marcon, he took part in various tours in Europe, the United States and Japan; he was assistant to Bruno Weil for the production of Così fan tutte by Mozart at the Schloss Weikersheim in 2011.

Invited by the Orquesta Ciudad de Granada he conducted Thaikowskij’s Symphony n. 5 and Elgar’s Cello Concert with Thomas Demenga as a soloist.  He conducted the first performance of Das Große Lächeln by Wilfried Hiller with the Oktopus Ensemble at the Gasteig in München. Later, he conducted La Serva Padrona by Pergolesi at the Baroque Experience with the youth ensemble Baroquipe.   As an assistant  to  Bruno Weil, he was  invited to  conduct   performances of Mozart’s  Don Giovanni and  Le Nozze di Figaro  at   the  Jeunesses Musicales Deutschland  Festival  at  the Schloss Weikersheim.  He conducted the Venice Baroque Orchestra,  with  Xavier de Maistre as a soloist,  at  the  Grafenegg Festival  in Wien  and  at Stiftkonzerte-Sankt Florian in  Linz.    In 2018, he replaced Stefano Montanari at the helm of the Junges Musikpodium  Dresden-Venedig at Teatro Filarmonico in Verona, with Mario Brunello as a soloist. With “I Solisti di Radio Veneto Uno” he conducted the Symphony n. 4 by Mendelssohn and the Violin Concert by Brahms. For the 2019/2020 symphonic season of Teatro Comunale in Treviso he conducted the Symphony n. 5 and the Piano Concert n. 3 by Ludwig Van Beethoven.

As a musical assistant to Thomas Hengelbrock, he was invited for the 2020 production of Così fan tutte at the Festival International d’Art Lirique d’Aix-en-Provence. In 2022, he was appointed music director of the European project Junges Musikpodium Dresden-Venedig.