There are big egos in music, but happily not too many narcissists, says Guy Noble, who is recovering from a difficult experience with a self-described “visionary”.
Guy Noble has conducted all the major Australian orchestras in a wide variety of styles, from Beethoven symphonies to musicals. Career highlights include doing a raffle with Princess Margaret in London, and cooking pasta live on stage with Maggie Beer, Simon Bryant and the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.
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Beset with monkey mind, Guy Noble currently finds satisfaction in cleaning, and wishes he could take his brain out and give that a good scrub too.
A COVID gratitude list in a bid to lift his spirits, Guy Noble finds joy in Bach, toasted sandwiches and the hold music on the ATO helpline.
Guy Noble suggests ways of keeping busy during lockdown: maybe we need al fresco orchestras?
Who is to say that The Force is any less potent to its believers than the Holy Trinity?
Guy Noble owns up to a bad case of PCSD–Post-COVID Stress Disorder – manifested in unusual bouts of negativity, foreboding and absent-mindedness.
Rather than always expecting classical precision, it’s sometimes cool to be like Harrison Ford and make things up on the spot, says Guy Noble.
Instead of only celebrating people when they’re in a box, let’s regularly tell them we love them, says Guy Noble.
Why are Australian politicians so nervous about being seen to support the arts? asks Guy Noble.
You can’t ‘fake news’ your way out of a bad performance, which is why many musicians suffer the curse of perfectionism, says Guy Noble.
It’s time to come together, start going to concerts again, and help revitalise the arts says Guy Noble, who is so over You Know What that he refuses to name it.
While spending time in iso, Guy Noble realises he’s not very good at doing nothing – but says it’s worth every minute to be conducting a live concert.
In a world where singing is dangerous, Guy Noble goes looking for his sense of humour and decides it’s time to move music outdoors.