The musician from Turin studied piano and composition at his hometown conservatory while simultaneously deepening his literary and philosophical interests at the University of Turin.
He studied orchestra conducting (Bachelor and Master of Arts) under Professor Georg Mark at the Konservatorium Wien Privatuniversität and in Milano at the Conservatorio G. Verdi with Maestro Vittorio Parisi. He has been scholarship holder of the foundation" Associazione per la Musica De Sono".
In the seasons 2013-15 he served as assistant for the Neue Oper Wien (Vienna) and in the season 2015-16 he was Assistant Conductor of Philippe Jordan at the Vienna Symphony Orchestra for several projects.
In 2015-16 he was music director of the company „Johann Strauß Operette Wien“ and in May 2017 was appointed music director of the Wiener Hofburg Orchester and of the Wiener Residenzorchester.
Giuseppe Montesano won several prizes in national and international festivals and competitions both in operatic and symphonic reprtoire .
He conducted several concerts, operas and operettas in Austria, Belgium, Germany, Greece, Irland, Italy, Romania, Russia, Hungary and USA.