Ben Zander on the Transformative Power of Music
In this Ted Talk, Benjamin Zander talks about how the idea that classical music is dying is an incorrect philosophy. He then goes on to classify how those in the audience might feel about classical music and how he would turn them all into enthusiasts of it. He connects classical musical to a way to think of those gone and delivers a piece to accompany this ideology. Music can get you to think and look at everything differently.
Benjamin Zander is the conductor of The Boston Philharmonic Orchestra and a guest conductor around the world. Zander was nominated for 2010 Grammy and received outstanding positive acclaim. Along with this Zander is a sought after speaker. He gave the opening Keynote address at the World Economic Forum in Davos, where on another occasion he was awarded the Crystal award for "outstanding contributions in the Arts and international relations. Using music as a metaphor and a medium, Benjamin Zander relates his position as a symphony orchestra conductor to the role of business leaders and challenges them to look at transformation and change in a new way.
Conductor of the Boston Philharmonic