Jul 19, 2009
Sermon delivered by Christine Steyer on July 19, 2009. Christine became a member of UTUUC in 2008. She is a lyric soprano who is primarily recognized in the field of opera. Christine has received critical acclaim for her mature voice, artistry and acting, most notably in the title roles of La Traviata and Madama Butterfly and the role of the Marschallin in Der Rosenkavalier. In addition to a vast repertoire in the oratorio and recital genres, Christine has won prizes at major competitions and is featured on a CD of sacred music--a collaborative project with New York Times best-selling author Caroline Myss. She is the Co-founder and Artistic Director of Bellissima Opera based in Oak Park and plans to initiate Bellissima Opera Outreach to schools this fall. Christine is also an active member of numerous arts organizations.