ChamberQueer To Present Tenor Andrew Fuchs in ‘Narcissus’

By David Salazar
(Credit: Joshua South)

ChamberQueer is set to showcase “Narcissus” on Nov. 16, 2019 at the Christ & Stephen’s Church in New York.

The concert will feature tenor Andrew Fuchs and harpist Parker Ramsay in music by gay composers over the last two centuries. Among the pieces performed will be Schubert’s “Songs of the Harper,” songs by Reynaldo Hahn, and Britten’s “The Death of Narcissus. There will also be a new piece by Geoff King.  

Fuchs is set for a series of unique performances in coming weeks including “Riceboy Sleeps” in Washington D.C., Boston, and New York City between Oct. 28 and Nov. 1.

He will also appear in Handel’s “Israel in Egypt” with the Oratorio Chorale in November, followed by a recital with the Brooklyn Art Song Society in Brooklyn. He will also perform in Charpentier’s “Messe du Minuit” and Bach’s “Christmas Oratorio” in December.

ChamberQueer is an LGBTQ+ chamber music series based in Brooklyn that strives to spotlight queer artists and composers.