Hugh Cutting

Arsace

British countertenor Hugh Cutting received his training at St John’s College, Cambridge, completing his master’s degree in voice at the Royal College of Music. He is currently a member of the International Opera Studio there and has appeared in staged productions of Handel’s Rodelinda and Tolomeo and of George Benjamin’s Written on Skin. In the concert hall, Cutting has appeared with The English Concert and Kristian Bezuidenhout (in Purcell’s Odes for a Queen), with Collegium Vocale Gent and Philippe Herreweghe (in a European tour of Bach’s Mass in B minor), and with the Polyphony under Stephen Layton (in Bach’s St. John Passion). Credits also include A Sephardic Journey for the Kettle’s Yard New Music Concert Series. Hugh Cutting has recorded Purcell’s Royal Odes with the King’s Consort under Robert King and German Baroque duets with fellow countertenor Iestyn Davies and the ensemble Fretwork.

July 2021