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Itay Talgam

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Itay Talgam, a protégé and disciple of the great Leonard Bernstein, has conducted many prominent orchestras and ensembles worldwide, including the Orchestre de Paris, the St. Petersburg Philharmonic, and the Leipzig Opera House. He also teaches leadership to Fortune 500 companies, nonprofits, and universities, and at conferences around the world.
 

Upcoming Events

Past Events

2016

The Ignorant Maestro

TED Talks sensation Itay Talgam examines  why conductors make inspirational leaders. WATCH THIS EVENT NOW.

Sunday, 28 February 2016

In The Ignorant Maestro, symphony orchestra conductor Itay Talgam draws on his experience on the podium to reveal the conductor’s art. Turning to six of the most iconic conductors – from the dictatorial Muti to Bernstein – Talgam's anecdotes and insights will change the way you think about listening, humility and the unpredictable path to brilliance.

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David Grossman speaks with Mark Lawson at a special out-of-fesitval event.