Leadership- & Managementexpert, Author, Conductor.

Christian Gansch – From Solo to Symphony: How Unity Emerges from Diversity.

The foundation for his lectures is his unusual biography: On the one hand, Christian Gansch was successful as a conductor of international top orchestras, on the other hand, he worked in the music industry for fourteen years. In his function as a producer, he acted cross-functionally between production, marketing, sales and controlling. His experiences in the music and business world form the basis for his presentations in German and English (English biography see menu bar above).

Christian Gansch: Listening to each other, acting together – the orchestral interplay of forces.

Speaking topics Christian Gansch

  • From solo to symphony: What companies can learn from orchestras.
  • The triad of leadership competence – perceiving, deciding, acting
  • Whoever performs must play – why self-motivation is the beginning of all work.
  • Why change is everyday life and routine is standstill.
  • Stress on stage – how top musicians deal with pressure.
  • Listening to each other, acting together – the orchestral interplay of forces.

From 1981 to 1990, Gansch was an executive with the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra. He then moved into the music industry, where he produced 190 CDs, with artists such as Claudio Abbado, Pierre Boulez, Lang Lang and Anna Netrebko, orchestras such as the Berlin and Vienna Philharmonic Orchestras and the Metropolitan Opera New York.

The triad of leadership: Perceive – Decide – Act.

In addition to many international awards, Christian Gansch won several Grammy Awards. The Record Academy Award Tokyo in Gold, the most important music prize in Asia, was awarded to Christian Gansch as a conductor and producer.

Why change is everyday life and routine is standstill.

As a conductor, Christian Gansch has been engaged by the English BBC Orchestra, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the Deutsche Symphonie Orchester Berlin, the Russian National Orchestra and the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France Paris, among others. Christian Gansch conducted Beethoven’s 9th Symphony with the Orchestra Teatro La Fenice in Venice. In England he celebrated successes as an opera conductor with Mozart’s “Marriage of Figaro”.

Christian Gansch: “In these challenging times, we must recognize that not only a company, but also our globally networked world is a many-voiced orchestra in which the interplay of the most diverse forces and interests must be balanced in an agile and responsible manner. Therefore, the orchestral mindset should become the guiding principle of our society: listen to each other – learn from each other – act together.”

For his workshops, he uses the strategies of symphonic processes, which are defined significantly more precisely than they appear to the audience. This change of perspective emotionalizes the content, breaks up old behavioral patterns and thus creates space for change.

In both orchestras and companies, success depends on the crucial question of how to develop corporate unity and identity from individual competence and diversity.