Festival 2019 Saturday 02 March - Sunday 10 March | Tickets now on sale

Itay Talgam

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, universities and at conferences around the world.

The Ignorant Maestro

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.