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American mezzo-soprano ALICE CHUNG

is recognized for her "operatic tonal glamour" (Parterre).​ Recently declared the first-place winner of the Loren L. Zachary National Vocal Competition, Ms. Chung is looking forward her role debuts of Amneris (Aida) with Boston Lyric Opera and the title role of Carmen with Hawai'i Opera Theatre in the 2024-2025 season.

As a 2017 and 2019 alumnus of the prestigious Merola Opera Program, Ms. Chung has garnered acclaim with the San Francisco audience through her excerpted portrayals of Azucena (Il trovatore), Santuzza (Cavalleria rusticana), Augusta Tabor (The Ballad of Baby Doe), and Gertrude (Hamlet). Since then, Ms. Chung has returned to San Francisco, presenting her Schwabacher Debut Recital, Shoshana Foundation recital, covering at San Francisco Opera, a Liederabend with Lieder Alive!

Ms. Chung has also sung with Arizona Opera, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Bucks County Symphony, Central City Opera, Chautauqua Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Kansas City Symphony, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Naples Philharmonic, Ocean City Pops, Opera San Jose, Out of the Box Opera, Protestra, Tulsa Opera, United States Naval Academy, and West Edge Opera.  


Several role credits include Dame Quickly (Falstaff-cover), Death (Le rossignol), Die Hexe (Hänsel und Gretel), Dritte Dame (Die Zauberflöte), Eduige (Rodelinda), Larina (Eugene Onegin), La zia Principessa (Suor Angelica), Ježibaba (Rusalka), Maddalena (Rigoletto), Mariana (Luisa Fernanda), Mrs. Grose (The Turn of the Screw), Suzuki (Madama Butterfly), and Zita (Gianni Schicchi).

​Ms. Chung has been an honored recipient of numerous grants as well as a winner of various competitions including, the William Matheus Sullivan Foundation Award, Cooper-Bing Competition, Shoshana Foundation, and the National Vocal Competition by the Young Patronesses of the Opera.  She has also won awards through the Gerda Lissner Lieder/Song Competition, Opera Index, Mildred Miller International Voice Competition, Orpheus Vocal Competition, Pasadena Opera Guild, Chautauqua Opera Guild, the Metropolitan National Council Auditions.

During her time offstage, Ms. Chung works with Wear Yellow Proudly

as the artistic director and co-founder.  In response to the spike in xenophobia during the Covid-19 pandemic, Wear Yellow Proudly was founded as an arts and advocacy initiative devoted to bringing awareness to Asian culture by showcasing and celebrating Asian art and artists worldwide.

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6.26 - 6.29. 2024


Out of the Box Opera

Basilica of Saint Mary


9.21. 2024


Piedmont Opera

Winston-Salem, North Carolina


11.10. 2024

AMNERIS (Aida) - role debut

Boston Lyric Opera

Emerson Colonial Theatre


4.11 & 4.13. 2025

CARMEN (Carmen) - role debut 

Hawai'i Opera Theatre

Blaisdell Concert Hall

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