Giuseppe Montesano, born in Turin (Italy) 1982, studied composition and piano in his hometown and orchestra conducting in Vienna with Professor Georg Mark and in Milano with Maestro Vittorio Parisi.
During the saison 2015/16 he was Assistant Conductor of Philippe Jordan at the Vienna Symphony Orchestra for several projects and music director of the company Johann Strauß Operette Wien. Between 2013 and 2015 he was assistant condutor at the Neue Oper Wien for various productions.
He conducted several concerts and operas in Austria, Germany, Greece, Irland, Italy, Romania, Russia and USA.
Since september 2017 he is the music director of the Wiener Residenz Orchester and Wiener Hofburg Orchester.
He won the 1st prize at the International Competition for Opera Conductors in Costanta (2016) and the 1st prize at the International Competition for Conductors in Graz (2011).