Maestro Kent Nagano, Music Director of the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal in dialogue with Professor Nancy J Adler, S. Bronfman Chair in Management in the Desautels Faculty of Management.

Artistic Integrity & Leadership

Maestro Kent Nagano, Music Director of the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal in dialogue with Professor Nancy J Adler, S. Bronfman Chair at Desautels.

Artistic Integrity and Leadership

Going beyond the Dehydrated Language of Management

A Leadership Dialogue with MAESTRO KENT NAGANO, Music Director of the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal and PROFESSOR NANCY J. ADLER, S. Bronfman Chair in Management, McGill University.

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Topics Discussed

  1. Beethoven as a Leader for Social Inclusion (23:04)

  2. Addressing societal causes and engaging community through Beethoven's Egmont Overture performance in Montreal (34:07)

  3. Rwandan Genocide, Roméo Dallaire and Maestro Nagano's Performance in Montreal (49:24)

  4. Performance focusing on Japanese-American around World War II (53:13)

  5. Characteristics of Leadership (1:03:29)

  6. Why perform in dangerous times? (1:10:02)

  7. Integrity in Music - Sarajevo's crisis (1:17:19)


About the event

Date: April 4, 2016 - 5:30 - 7:00pm
Location: McGill Faculty Club Ballroom, 3450 McTavish Street, Montreal

The first event in the Marcel Desautels Integrated Management Symposium Series series featured a leadership dialogue between Maestro Kent Nagano, Music Director of the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, and Professor Nancy J Adler, S. Bronfman Chair in Management.

The discussion touched on a variety of ways through which music and artistic leadership can influence society, from the social inclusion of Beethoven's Egmont Overture to the interfaith peace building of the Pontanima Choir in Sarajevo.