Benjamin Zander is a renowned classical musician, conductor, teacher and speaker who has a passion for sharing the beauty and power of classical music with everyone. He believes that classical music can open up new possibilities, new experiences and new connections for us, if we listen with an open mind and heart. He demonstrates this in his captivating TED talk, where he explains how classical music works and how it can touch our emotions and imagination. He also shows us how to appreciate different composers and styles of classical music, from Mozart to Chopin to Beethoven. He invites us to join him in his journey of discovery and joy through classical music, which he calls “one of the great inventions of human beings”.