Hugh Cutting is currently a member of the Royal College of Music International Opera Studio. He is a former choral scholar of St John’s College, Cambridge, where he graduated with a first class honours degree in Music, and a Vocal Masters graduate of the Royal College of Music.
His concert engagements include the English Concert and Kristian Bezuidenhout (Purcell Odes for a Queen), Collegium Vocale Gent and Philippe Herreweghe on tour in Europe (Bach B Minor Mass), Polyphony and Stephen Layton (Bach St John Passion), la Nuova Muisca and David Bates (Monteverdi Vespers and Motets), the Oxford Bach Soloists (Bach Passions and Cantatas), the RCM Baroque Orchestra and Ashley Solomon (Bach Ascension Oratorio), and A Sephardic Journey in Music at Kettle’s Yard New Music Concert Series, Cambridge.
On the operatic stage, his roles include Arsace in Partenope for Le Jardin des Voix with Les Arts Florissants, Bertarido in Rodelinda for the RCM International Opera Studio, Handel’s Tolomeo, The Boy/Angel 1 in George Benjamin’s Written on Skin for the RCM Spring Opera Scenes, and Otton in Monteverdi’s L’Incoronazione di Poppea and Daemon in Watt’s Kepler’s Trial at the V&A Theatre, London.
He has recorded Purcell ‘Royal Odes’ with The King’s Consort and Robert King, alongside Iestyn Davies and Carolyn Sampson, and German Baroque arias with Iestyn Davies and Fretwork for Signum Classics.