British tenor, Guy Cutting is quickly establishing himself as one of Europe’s most sought-after young tenors. He is in particular demand for his interpretations of Bach and other masters of the baroque.
He has collaborated with a number of the foremost practitioners on the period performance scene such as Philippe Herreweghe, Sir John Eliot Gardiner, John Butt, Paul McCreesh, Jos van Veldhoven, Nicholas Kraemer, Andrew Parrott and Marcus Creed, as well as the new generation of conductors and directors including Jonathan Cohen, Leonardo Garcia Alarcon, Peter Whelan Laurence Cummings, Hans-Christoph Rademann, Stephan MacLeod, David Bates, Daniel Reuss, Risto Joost, Kristian Bezuidenhout and Reinoud van Mechelen.
He was a Rising Star with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment for the 2019-2021 season., and also the inaugural recipient of the American Bach Soloists' Jeffrey Thomas Award; an award for young artists showing exceptional promise in the field of early music.
In 2022-23 season, Guy made his BBC Proms debut at London’s Royal Albert Hall with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment & John Butt, and his Wigmore Hall debut with La Nuova Musica & David Bates. Guy recorded Bach cantatas with Philippe Herreweghe, Hans-Christoph Rademann and Shunske Sato. With the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Guy performed Handel’s Acis & Galatea at Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw.
Recent collaborators include the English Chamber Orchestra, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, The Monteverdi Choir, Bilbao Symphony Orchestra, Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Gli Angeli Geneve, Dunedin Consort, The Academy of Ancient Music, Irish Baroque Orchestra, Arcangelo, the Orchestra of the 18th Century, The Gabrieli Consort, La Nuova Musica, Swedish Baroque Orchestra, The Netherlands Bach Society, The Orchestra of Tokyo University, Voces Tallinn, the American Bach Soloists, Real Filharmonia de Galicia, and Le Concert Lorrain.
Guy has recorded Bach with Philippe Herreweghe on Outhere Music ; Scarlatti and Handel on Avie ; Mozart, Charpentier, Couperin and Blow with Edward Higginbottom on Novum; Gabriel Jackson's Passion on Delphian; and Bononcini with The Academy of Ancient Music on Signum Classics. Guy has frequently recorded and filmed with Netherlands Bach Society for their All of Bach channel; with Collegium Vocale Gent & Philippe Herreweghe for Evil Penguin ; and with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment for their OAE Player. 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 Shizuoka, 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. With this quartet, he has enjoyed exploring the majority of the romantic repertoire for voice and piano. He is also an experienced ensemble singer, having worked with many of the UK's leading groups at the start of his career 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 recorded extensively and toured to Europe, North America, Asia and Australasia.
Guy's upcoming projects include a Stravinsky recording with the Noord Nederland Orkest & Daniel Reuss in Holland; Vaughan Williams’ On Wenlock Edge with Britten Sinfonia in London; an English song recital at the Tuscan festival Crete Sinesi with pianist George Ireland; Mozart with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic & Marcus Creed in Utrecht; Bach’s St. Matthew Passion (Evangelist) at the Internationale Bachakademie Stuttgart with Hans-Christoph Rademann; a baroque recital in Tallinn, Estonia as part of the Haapsalu Early Music Festival; European tours of Bach’s B minor mass and other cantatas with Collegium Vocale Gent & Philippe Herreweghe; Bach cantatas with Arcangelo and Jonathan Cohen in the UK; Bach’s B minor mass with Gli Angeli Geneve & Stephan MacLeod; Handel’s Messiah with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra & Rob Howarth; Classical opera arias with The Mozartists & Ian Page at the Cadogan Hall, London; and a European tour of Bach’s Christmas Oratorio with the OAE & Masaaki Suzuki alongside his brother, countertenor Hugh Cutting.