My mission is to help conductors
to develop and find their own path
GIUSEPPE MONTESANO Workshop´s Leader
The Italian conductor Giuseppe Montesano recently attracted attention for his debut in Theater Basel (Switzerland) with La Boheme e Le Nozze di Figaro and his live recording of the lost opera Spontini’s „Le Metamorfosi di Pasquale“ (Dynamic/Naxos 2019).
In the last few years, he was a regular guest of the Orchestra Toscanini di Parma, Theater Basel, Teatro Pergolesi di Jesi, and recent engagements include Wexford Opera Festival, Teatro di San Carlo di Napoli, and Festival della Valle d´Itria (Fabio Luisi, artistic director).
Giuseppe Montesano, born in Turin (Italy) studied piano, composition, and choir conducting at his home town conservatory and orchestra conducting in Vienna and Milano.
After his degree, he became the assistant conductor of Philippe Jordan at the Vienna Symphony Orchestra and assistant of Walter Kobera for the Neue Oper Wien, the Viennese company of contemporary music.
Music Director of the Opera Studio of the Conservatorio di Milano in 2019, Giuseppe Montesano is gaining also an international reputation both as a conducting teacher and vocal coach. Since summer 2018 he is a faculty member in the opera and conducting departments of the Vienna Summer Music Festival.
Giuseppe Montesano won several prizes in national and international festivals and competitions both in choral and in orchestra conducting and has been a scholarship holder of the prestigious foundation „Associazione per la Musica De Sono”.
Been always an eclectic person Giuseppe Montesano is finishing his degree in General Management (MBA) and a training course in business coaching.