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); Concert D'Anvers / Bart van Reyn (Bach Cantatas); Nieuwe Philharmonie Utrecht / Johannes Leertouwer (Evangelist St. Matthew Passion); De Nederlandse Bachvereniging /Jos van Veldhoven (Tenor Arias St John Passion); 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); Ensemble Cantatio / John Duxbury (Purcell The Tempest), Instruments of Time and Truth/Edward Higginbottom (Mozart Arias).
Guy has recorded Scarlatti and Handel on the Avie label, Charpentier, Couperin, Blow and Mozart for Novum, and Jackson for Delphian Records.
With pianist Hannah Ely, 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 as well as commissioning new works for vocal quartet. As a consort singer, he has worked frequently with many 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 and The Sixteen. 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.
His solo plans for next season include Monteverdi madrigals with Collegium Vocale Gent / Philippe Herreweghe, Bach Cantatas with De Nederlandse Bachvereniging/ Marcus Creed, Saens’ Requiem with the Nederlands Concertkoor / Louis Buskens, William Hayes The Passions with Ensemble Picaro / Marco Amherd, Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle / Jeroen Spitteler, Britten St. Nicholas with the Nederlands Begeleidingsorkest/ Patrick Pranger and he returns to the American Bach Soloists / Jeffrey Thomas and Nieuwe Philharmonie / Johannes Leertouwer as Evangelist for the Bach Passions.
Guy has also worked as a consort singer with many 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 and Magnificat. Outside of the UK, he has worked for Emanuelle Haim's ensemble, Le Concert d'Astree in France, and for the Nederlandse Bachvereniging 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.