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, Arcangelo, The Orchestra of the 18th Century, 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, 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, Robert Howarth, 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 the Novum label; Gabriel Jackson's Passion for Delphian, and Bononcini with The Academy of Ancient Music for Signum Classics. On video, Guy has filmed numerous Bach cantatas for All of Bach with the Netherlands Bach Society, and similarly for the OAE Player with The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. With the OAE, Guy recently filmed Schubert's 'Trout' with Kristian Bezuidenhout in London, and Telemann with Steven Devine. 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 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. Damask enjoys a busy performing schedule in Europe & North America. Guy is also an experienced ensemble singer, having performed with many of the UK's top groups, including The Tallis Scholars, The Monteverdi Choir, Marian Consort, The Sixteen, Tenebrae, Alamire, The Taverner Choir, Contrapunctus, Arcangelo, Magnificat, and the Cambridge Singers. 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 St. Matthew Passion, St. John Passion & B minor Mass with Collegium Vocale Gent / Philippe Herreweghe across Europe; Handel's Acis & Galatea with the Concertgebouworkest / Leonardo Garcia Alarcón at Amsterdam's Concertgebouw; Handel with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra / Marcus Creed; Schütz with Arcangelo / Jonathan Cohen in Gent & London's WIgmore Hall; Monteverdi's Vespers with Taverner Choir & Players / Andrew Parrott in Germany; Clerambault and Campra with A Nocte Temporis / Reinoud van Mechelen in Belgium; and Haydn's Creation and The Seasons with the Bilbao Orkester Sinfonikoa / Robert Howarth.