• Alice Chung, mezzo-soprano and Wear Yellow Proudly co-founder

  • May 31 2021
  • Length: 47 mins
  • Podcast
  • Summary

  • Alice Chung is a mezzo-soprano and co-founder of Wear Yellow Proudly, an initiative started in 2020 in response to increasing xenophobia and violence against Asians during the COVID-19 pandemic. WYP spreads awareness about Asian culture through art, music, and education. Alice speaks about her Korean-American upbringing, how she started singing, and why she chose not to sing when the pandemic first hit.

    Visit wearyellowproudly.org for more information.

    First verse of "The Swing":

    The new light blue ramie skirt
    The gold-pressed hair ribbon
    As I swing up to the sky,
    Flutter in the cloud.
    The swallow also, surprised,
    Stopped flying mid-air and watched.

    Music:

    "The Swing (그네)" performed by Alice Chung, mezzo-soprano
    "Longing for GeumGang Mountain (그리운 금강산)" performed by Alice Chung, mezzo-soprano, and Ting Ting Wong, pianist, recorded February 2021 - this is the piano heard after the end of the Swing underneath the spoken intro.
    "Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix" from Samson et Dalila by Saint-Saëns, performed by Alice Chung, mezzo-soprano, and Ed Bak, pianist, recorded May 2021 at the Cooper-Bing Competition

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