Itay Talgam

Itay Talgam

Itay Talgam is a conductor, speaker and consultant. He started out as a pianist, but switched to conducting after his military service in the Israel Defence Forces. He has worked with many orchestras in Europe and Israel, and was the first Israeli conductor to perform with the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra and the Leipzig Opera house. He gives seminars and workshops on business and the workings of the symphony orchestra.

A music lesson in leadership styles

Itay Talgam explores organisational behaviour and inspired leadership through the prism of the symphony orchestra and asks: what can the baton teach business about communicating leadership?

Interview by David Phillips