As a chorister and later a choral scholar at New College, Oxford under Edward Higginbottom, Guy Cutting (tenor) gained extensive experience touring worldwide and singing regularly on BBC television and radio, as well as recording Mozart’s Requiem as tenor soloist, and appearing as soloist on their recent Couperin, Charpentier and Mozart recordings. After graduating with a first-class degree in September 2012, Guy moved to London and began work as a freelance tenor under the coaching of Susan Roberts.
Recent solo performances include J.S. Bach’s St John Passion under the direction of Johannes Leertouwer in Utrecht and with New College Choir in San Francisco, Britten’s Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings in Oxford, Purcell’s Ode for St. Cecilia’s Day with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment in the Queen Elizabeth Hall, two of Bach's cantatas (106 and 153) with the OAE in Kings Place, Monteverdi’s Marian Vespers of 1610 in St John’s, Smith Square, J.S. Bach’s Mass in B Minor with the Swedish Baroque Orchestra in Stockholm, and Mozart’s Requiem with the Shizuoka Children’s Choir and the Orchestra of Tokyo University in Japan. Alongside solo work, Guy also enjoys working with a number of London’s most prestigious consorts, including The Tallis Scholars, The Monteverdi Choir, Polyphony, The Gabrieli Consort, The Sixteen, The Marian Consort, The Orlando Consort, Tenebrae, Gallicantus and Alamire. Outside of the UK, he has begun working for both Emanuelle Haim's ensemble, Le Concert D'Astree, and the Nederlands Kamerkoor. In addition, he is a permanent member of The Temple Church Choir, London.
Solo engagements for 2013/2014 include appearing as Evangelist in J.S. Bach’s St Matthew Passion in Utrecht for Johannes Leertouwer, a Mozart disc with The Choir of New College, Oxford, Bach's St. Matthew Passion for the Leith Hill Music Festival in Dorking (arias), a Croft/Handel programme with the OAE and Contrapunctus in Oxford, and returning to Japan to perform Mozart’s Requiem and to California for four concerts with the American Bach Soloists. He is the first recipient of the American Bach Soloists' Jeffrey Thomas Award - an award for emerging professionals who show exceptional promise and accomplishment in the field of early music.
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