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The Amerlingchor was founded in autumn 1991 in Vienna. It is a quite young and dynamic choir, the membership consisting mainly of university students and young professionals. The repertoire consists of sacred and secular works from the reinassance to the contemporary choral music Since October 2009, Giuseppe Montesano has been the musical director of the Amerlingchor. At the end of May 2011, the Amerlingchor travelled abroad for the first time. The choir paid visit to the acquainted choir of the musicology department of the University of Athens. In June 2012 the Amerlingchor sang the 20th anniversary concert in the Wiener Konzerthaus The choir kicked off its third decade in December 2012 with the baroque concert "Sacred Music for Queen Mary" at the Aula der Wissenschaften and in May 2013 the choir travelled to Ireland to take part in the Cork International Choral Festival.
He studied composition and piano at his hometown conservatory. He moved to Vienna where he studied orchestra conducting under Professor Georg Mark while simultaneously deepening his literary and philosophical interests at the University of Vienna. He conducted concerts, operettas and operas in Germany, Greece, Italy, Austria, Belgium and the USA and is regularly invited as guest conductor in several orchestras. Since June of 2008 he is a scholarship holder of the foundation" Associazione per la Musica De Sono". In September 2011, Giuseppe Montesano won the first prize at the 5th international competition of conductors in Graz, Austria, and in March 2013 he won the third prize at the national competition for choir conductors „Le mani in suono“. In the season 2012-13 he worked as assistant conductor with the Hulencourt Solists Chamber Orchestra in Bruxelles (Belgium) and since Juli 2013 he works as assistant for the Neue Oper Wien (Vienna).Back to the list of ensembles