Graham Abbott has been Conductor-in-Residence at the Elder Conservatorium of Music Adelaide, Musical Director of Adelaide Philharmonia Chorus, Associate Conductor of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Musical Director of Melbourne Chorale, and Guest Chorus Master of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra Chorus.
He frequently conducts the major Australian symphony orchestras, opera companies, and leading choral societies. Graham is also a sought after speaker and broadcaster and has been producer and presenter of Keys To Music on ABC Classic FM since 2003.
Most recently Graham conducted The Pearlfishers and St. Matthew Passion for Opera Queensland, Don Giovanni for State Opera of South Australia, Messiah for the Queensland Symphony Orchestra and Canberra Choral Society, Beethoven Symphony No.3 for Camerata of St John's and the Melbourne Chamber Orchestra, and Israel in Egypt for the Sydney Philharmonia Choirs. International highlights have included Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra’s Unwrap the Music series, Messiah with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Dvořák’s Stabat Mater with the Prague Chamber Orchestra, and concerts with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, and with the Ulster Orchestra in Northern Ireland.