British tenor, Guy Cutting, was a chorister and later a choral scholar at New College, Oxford where he gained a first class degree in Music. In 2013 he became the inaugural recipient of the American Bach Soloists' Jeffrey Thomas Award.
His engagements have included appearances with The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (Purcell Ode to St Cecilia and Bach Cantatas with John Butt, Schütz Magnificat with Robert Howarth); The Academy of Ancient Music / Edward Higginbottom (Tenor Arias St. Matthew Passion); The Gabrieli Consort / Paul McCreesh (A Venetian Coronation); the Choir of New College, Oxford / Robert Quinney (Evangelist St John Passion); Ludus Baroque / Richard Neville-Towle (Bach Christmas Oratorio); Nieuwe Philharmonie Utrecht / Johannes Leertouwer (Evangelist St. Matthew Passion); De Nederlandse Bachvereniging /Jos van Veldhoven (Tenor Arias St John Passion); De Nederlandse Bachvereniging/Marcus Creed (Bach Cantatas); Swedish Baroque Orchestra / Mats Nilsson (Bach B Minor Mass); The Orchestra of Tokyo University (Mozart's Requiem); the American Bach Soloists / Jeffrey Thomas (Bach Magnificat); Voces Musicales/ Risto Joost (Messiah); Shizuoka Symphony Orchestra (Mozart Requiem); Instruments of Time and Truth / Edward Higginbottom (Mozart Arias); Nederlands Concertkoor / Louis Buskens (Saint-Saens Requiem); Leids Kamerkoor / Jeroen Spitteler (Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle); Nederlands Begeleidingsorkest / Patrick Pranger (Britten St. Nicholas).
Guy has given recitals of Gurney and Butterworth at the Oundle International Music Festival and Britten and Finzi at the Clifton International Festival of Music. He has performed Purcell Songs with Hirono Tozaki (harpsichord) in Shizuoka, Japan, and Purcell with Aileen Henry (baroque harp), at The Music Room, Mayfair.
Guy is also a member of Damask Vocal Quartet - a group specialising in the 19th and 20th century chamber repertoire.
Guy has also performed as a consort singer with many of the UK's most prestigious groups, such as The Tallis Scholars, The Marian Consort, Gabrieli Consort & Players, and Alamire. He has also sung with The Monteverdi Choir, The Sixteen, Polyphony, Tenebrae, The Taverner Choir, Contrapunctus and Magnificat. With these groups, Guy recorded numerous CDs and toured all over Europe and as far away as Japan, South Korea, Australia, the USA, Israel, Canada and Russia.
As soloist, Guy's plans for next season include Monteverdi Vespers and madrigals with Collegium Vocale Gent / Philippe Herreweghe; Schütz' Johannes Passion with De Nederlandse Bachvereniging / Christophe Prégardien; Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle with Damask Vocal Quartet; Brahms quartets in Chautauqua, NY (USA) with Damask Vocal Quartet; Haydn's Nelson Mass with Outcry Ensemble / Roger Sayer in London; Berlioz's Les Nuits d'été with Damask Vocal Quartet as part of Tautavel Festival in France; Bach's St. John Passion (Arias) with Gabrieli Consort & Players / Paul McCreesh in Switzerland; and he returns to the American Bach Soloists / Jeffrey Thomas (California) and Nieuwe Philharmonie / Johannes Leertouwer (Holland) as Evangelist for Bach's St. Matthew Passion.