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. Since graduating in 2012, he has been performing as a concert soloist with numerous British and international ensembles, focusing mainly on the baroque 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 is currently a Rising Star with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment for the 2019-2021 season.
His solo engagements so far have included appearances with Collegium Vocale Gent, The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, The Monteverdi Choir, The Academy of Ancient Music, The Gabrieli Consort, Swedish Baroque Orchestra, Nieuwe Philharmonie Utrecht, The Dutch 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 Philippe Herreweghe, John Eliot Gardiner, Jos van Veldhoven, Christoph Prégardien, Stephan MacLeod, John Butt, Laurence Cummings, Paul McCreesh, Marcus Creed, Edward Higginbottom, Andrew Parrott, Robert Howarth, Shunske Sato, Steven Devine, Risto Joost, Johannes Leertouwer & Jeffrey Thomas.
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 also given recitals in Japan (Purcell), and with Aileen Henry (baroque harp) at The Music Room, Mayfair. He has recorded Scarlatti and Handel on the Avie label; Charpentier, Couperin, Blow and Mozart on the Novum label; and Gabriel Jackson's Passion for Delphian.
Guy is a member of Damask Vocal Quartet - an ensemble specialising in the 19th and 20th century chamber repertoire. Damask enjoys a busy performing schedule in Europe & North America; in 2021, the quartet will be making their debut at London's Wigmore Hall. Guy has also performed with a number of the UK's most renowned early music consorts such as The Tallis Scholars, The Marian Consort, Alamire, The Taverner Choir, Contrapunctus and Magnificat. With these groups, Guy has recorded extensively, and toured to Europe, North America, Asia and Australasia.
As soloist, Guy's upcoming projects include tours of Bach's B Minor Mass, St. Matthew Passion and St. John Passion with Collegium Vocale Gent / Philippe Herreweghe in Europe & North America; Handel's Alexander's Feast with the Wiener Akademie / Martin Haselböck in Austria; Handel's Acis & Galatea with Pratum Integrum / Richard Egarr in Russia; Monteverdi's Vespers with The Taverner Consort / Andrew Parrott in Germany; Bach's B Minor Mass with The Orchestra of the 18th Century / Daniel Reuss in Europe; Clérambault with A Nocte Temporis / Reinoud van Mechelen in Belgium; and two returns to the Dutch Bach Society in The Netherlands.