British tenor, Guy Cutting was a chorister and later a choral scholar at New College, Oxford. Since graduating in 2012, he has been performing as a concert soloist with numerous British and international ensembles, focusing mainly on the baroque and classical repertoire.
He is the inaugural recipient of the American Bach Soloists' Jeffrey Thomas Award, for young artists showing exceptional promise in the field of early music. He was a Rising Star with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment for the 2019-2021 season.
Solo engagements have included appearances with Collegium Vocale Gent, The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, The Monteverdi Choir, Bilbao Symphony Orchestra, The Academy of Ancient Music, Arcangelo, The Orchestra of the 18th Century, A Nocte Temporis, The Gabrieli Consort, La Nuova Musica, Swedish Baroque Orchestra, Nieuwe Philharmonie Utrecht, The Netherlands Bach Society, The Orchestra of Tokyo University, Voces Tallinn, the American Bach Soloists, Real Filharmonia de Galicia & Le Concert Lorrain.
He has collaborated as soloist with conductors including Philippe Herreweghe, John Eliot Gardiner, Jonathan Cohen, Jos van Veldhoven, Christoph Prégardien, Kristian Bezuidenhout, Daniel Reuss, Stephan MacLeod, John Butt, Laurence Cummings, Paul McCreesh, Marcus Creed, Edward Higginbottom, Andrew Parrott, David Bates, Robert Howarth, Reinoud van Mechelen, Shunske Sato, Steven Devine, Risto Joost, Johannes Leertouwer & Jeffrey Thomas.
Guy has recorded Scarlatti and Handel on the Avie label; Charpentier, Couperin, Blow and Mozart on Novum; Gabriel Jackson's Passion on Delphian; and Bononcini with The Academy of Ancient Music on Signum Classics. Guy has filmed several Bach works for Netherlands Bach Society on their All of Bach channel; for Evil Penguin with Collegium Vocale Gent & Philippe Herreweghe; and for the OAE Player with The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Also with the OAE, Guy recently filmed Schubert's Trout with Kristian Bezuidenhout, and a Telemann cantata with Steven Devine. Recital appearances have included Gurney and Butterworth at the Oundle International Music Festival; Britten and Finzi at the Clifton International Festival of Music; and Haydn Canzonettas with Steven Devine at the Wiltshire Music Centre. He has also given recitals in Japan (Purcell), and with baroque harpist Aileen Henry (Purcell) at The Music Room, Mayfair.
Guy is a member of Damask Vocal Quartet - an ensemble specialising in the 19th and 20th century chamber repertoire. He is also an experienced ensemble singer, having worked with many of the UK's leading groups, including The Tallis Scholars, The Monteverdi Choir, Marian Consort, The Sixteen, Tenebrae, Alamire, The Taverner Choir, Contrapunctus, Magnificat, and the Cambridge Singers. With these groups, Guy has recorded extensively and toured to Europe, North America, Asia and Australasia.
Guy's upcoming solo projects include his debut at the BBC Proms with the OAE / John Butt performing Bach’s B Minor Mass at The Royal Albert Hall; Bach with Collegium Vocale Gent / Philippe Herreweghe across Europe and North America; Handel’s Messiah with the Dunedin Consort / John Butt in Scotland; Handel's Acis & Galatea with the Concertgebouworkest / Leonardo Garcia Alarcón; Handel with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra / Marcus Creed; a Handel recording with Arcangelo / Jonathan Cohen; Bach’s Christmas Oratorio with the OAE / Masaaki Suzuki & also with Colegium Vocale Gent / Lars Ulrik Mortensen; and Monteverdi's Vespers with Taverner Choir & Players / Andrew Parrott in Germany.