Praised for her “sweet, powerful voice”, Grand Rapids, MI native Christine Amon is a versatile mezzo-soprano excelling in opera, musical theater, and art song. This season she will return to Toledo Opera and Opera Grand Rapids in The Magic Flute and will make her company debut with Opera Carolina in Carmen. Recent engagements include Vanessa (Erika) with Toledo Opera, Carousel (Carrie) with Union Avenue Opera, Hansel and Gretel (Hansel) with Opera Memphis and Opera Louisiane, and The Pirates of Penzance (Edith) with Nashville Opera. Ms. Amon also created the role of Mich in Mich and the Moon in the premiere of The Ghosts of Crosstown at Opera Memphis. In 2018 she was a finalist in the Lotte Lenya Competition hosted by the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music. She has also been awarded first place in The Beethoven Club of Memphis Young Artist Competition, Opera Grand Rapids Collegiate Vocal Competition, and the Dr. Marjorie Conrad Art Song Competition.