Opera Queensland is thrilled to announce that celebrated conductor, musical entertainer and radio personality Guy Noble will MC the 2017 OperaQ Gala on Saturday 28 October. Guy has worked with OperaQ on several occasions having most recently conducted the main stage season and regional tour of La bohème in 2014 and Kiss Me, Kate in 2016.
Guy Noble is a conductor, pianist, broadcaster, writer, composer, producer and raconteur who loves all genres of music and has played, conducted or talked about most of them. He has conducted the Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Western Australian, Tasmanian, Queensland and Canberra Symphony Orchestras, the Auckland Philharmonia, Hong Kong Symphony and Malaysian Philharmonic orchestras.
Guy is the host and accompanist each year for Great Opera Hits (Opera Australia) in the Joan Sutherland Theatre of the Sydney Opera House. He conducted Opera in the Alps (2007-2017)and Opera in the Markets (2009-2017). He is conductor and host for the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra’s Classics Unwrapped series at the Adelaide Town Hall, and conductor and host for the Queensland Symphony’s Music on Sundays series at QPAC. Guy has worked with a wide variety of international performers with orchestras across Australia, including Harry Connick Jnr, Ben Folds, The Beach Boys, The Pointer Sisters, Dianne Reeves, Glenn Frey, Randy Newman, Clive James, Conchita, The Two Cellos, Alfie Boe, and Olivia Newton John.
He is also the host of Concert Hall on Qantas Inflight.
28 October 2017, 6.30pm | Sofitel Brisbane Central