As both chorister and choral scholar at New College, Oxford, Guy Cutting (tenor) gained extensive experience at a young age, touring worldwide and singing regularly on BBC television and radio. After graduating with a first-class degree in September 2012, Guy moved to London to start his professional career.
Solo performances have included Britten’s Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings in Oxford and Salisbury, J.S. Bach’s St. John Passion with Nieuwe Philharmonie Utrecht, and with New College Choir in San Francisco, USA, Purcell’s Ode for St. Cecilia’s Day with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment in the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, two Bach cantatas (106 and 153) with the OAE in Kings Place, London, Monteverdi’s Marian Vespers of 1610 in St. John’s, Smith Square, London, J.S. Bach’s Mass in B Minor with the Swedish Baroque Orchestra in Stockholm, Sweden, Mozart’s Requiem with the Shizuoka Children’s Choir and the Orchestra of Tokyo University in Japan, Mozart arias in Oxford's Holywell Music Room with Edward Higginbottom, Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle in Oxford, Bach cantatas with Concert d'Anvers in Antwerp, Belgium, Schutz's Musikalische Exequien, and Curse Upon Iron by contemporary Estonian composer Veljo Tormis with the Nederlands Kamerkoor and Risto Joost, Purcell works with The New London Consort in Budapest, Hungary, Bach's Magnificat with the American Bach Soloists in California, USA and step out solos for The Monteverdi Choir in Princeton, USA. Guy is the inaugural recipient of the American Bach Soloists' Jeffrey Thomas Award - an award for emerging professionals who show exceptional promise and accomplishment in the field of early music.
More recently, Guy has performed Purcell songs in Shizuoka, Japan, Finzi and Butterworth for the Oundle International Festival, as soloist in The Lincoln Center, New York with Gabrieli Consort & Players, Purcell Odes in The Wigmore Hall with the Gabrieli Consort & Players, Purcell's The Tempest in Geneva, Switzerland for Ensemble Cantatio and John Duxbury, Evangelist for Bach's Christmas Oratorio in Edinburgh, Scotland for Ludus Baroque and The Marian Consort, Bach's St. Matthew Passion (arias) with the Academy of Ancient Music in Spain, Handel's Messiah at St. Martin in the Fields, London with The English Chamber Choir, Mozart's Requiem with The English Concert live on Classic FM from Temple Church, London, Evangelist for Bach's St. Matthew Passion in The Netherlands with Nieuwe Philharmonie Utrecht and Johannes Leertouwer, and Bach's St. John Passion (arias) with De Nederlandse Bachvereniging and Jos van Veldhoven.
Solo appearances on CDs from recent years include Mozart's Requiem, Exultent Superi (Couperin), Musique Sacrée (Charpentier), and Music for Salzburg Cathedral (Mozart), all with New College, Oxford, and Dixit Dominus (Handel) with Queen's College, Oxford. Recent television appearances include Nelson Mandela's memorial service, and services to mark both the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain and the 60th anniversary of the Queen's Coronation (all at Westminster Abbey), a televised prom with The Tallis Scholars, David Starkey's Music and Monarchy, and the BBC's Messiah at the Foundling Hospital.
Guy is also an experienced consort singer. He still works regularly with some of the UK's most prestigious groups, including The Tallis Scholars, The Marian Consort, Gabrieli Consort & Players, and Alamire. He has also performed with The Monteverdi Choir, Polyphony, The Sixteen, Magnificat, and Contrapunctus. Outside of the UK, he has worked for Emanuelle Haim's ensemble, Le Concert d'Astree in France, and for the Nederlandse Bach Vereniging and the Nederlands Kamerkoor in The Netherlands. In the past few years, Guy has toured all over Europe and as far away as Japan, South Korea, Australia, the USA, Israel, Canada and Russia.
In 2016, Guy became the new permanent member of Damask Vocal Quartet - an international vocal quartet based in Holland, specialising in the repertoire of the Romantic and Contemporary Periods. For more details, visit: damaskquartet.com