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Graham Abbott

Conductor

Graham Abbott has conducted orchestral, choral and operatic music of  almost every conceivable period and style.  He is particularly respected as a conductor of the music of Handel, having conducted Messiah more than 70 times and his operatic repertoire includes five Handel operas and major works of Verdi, Mozart, Beethoven, Donizetti and Bizet.

A respected teacher, Graham Abbott has been involved in educational projects throughout Australia and overseas.  He has developed a reputation as an engaging and entertaining educator, capable of opening the world of music to the untrained music lover. He has had many years’ experience as a public speaker on music and produced and presented the highly acclaimed series, Keys To Music, on ABC Classic FM from 2003 to 2017.