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, David Bates, 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 the past year, 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. With both Philippe Herreweghe and Hans-Christoph Rademann, Guy recorded Bach cantatas. With the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Guy performed a semi-staged version of Handel’s Acis & Galatea at Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw. Recent collaborations include performances with the English Chamber Orchestra, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, The Monteverdi Choir, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Dunedin Consort, The Academy of Ancient Music, and The Gabrieli Consort. Guy has recorded Scarlatti and Handel on the Avie label; Charpentier, Couperin, Blow and Mozart on Novum; and Bononcini with The Academy of Ancient Music on Signum Classics. Guy has frequently recorded and filmed with The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment for the OAE Player.
Guy’s upcoming projects include Vaughan Williams’ On Wenlock Edge with Britten Sinfonia in London; 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; Bach cantatas with Arcangelo and Jonathan Cohen in the UK; Handel’s Messiah with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra & Rob Howarth; and a European tour of Bach’s Christmas Oratorio with the OAE & Masaaki Suzuki alongside his brother, countertenor Hugh Cutting.