In this season Mandy Fredrich was invited for 3 Gala concerts at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan and gave her house debut at the Vienna State Opera as Marguerite in Ch. Gounod’s Faust.
She sang for the fist time Agathe in CMv Weber’s Der Freischütz. Further roles at the Stuttgart Opera were Contessa in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro and Donna Anna in Mozart’s Don Giovanni. Last season the german soprano was celebrated as Marguerite in the successful new production of Ch. Gounod’s Faust staged by Frank Castorf and conducted by Marc Soustrot. Marceline in LvBeethoven’s Fidelio at the Staatsoper Berlin. She gave her house debut as Donna Anna and sang for the first time Marzelline in LvBeethoven’s Fidelio at the Staatsoper Berlin.
She was engaged in F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy’s Elijah , WA Mozart’s Requiem and for J. Brahms’s German Requiem . A big success was her recital with songs from Fr. Schubert., R. Strauss, Pauline Viardot, E. Satie and G. Fauré in Stuttgart and Potsdam.
In planning are her role debuts as Mistress Ford in O.Nicolai’s The Merry Wives of Windsor, Vitellia in Mozart’s La Clemenza di Tito and Rosalinde in Johann Strauss’ Die Fledermaus. Fredrich wants to return to the Staatsoper Berlin, the Semperoper Dresden and the Staatsoper Stuttgart and wants to give her house debut at the Opéra de Lyon.
The soprano gave her role as Marguerite in Ch. Gounod’s Faust staged by Frank Castorf at StuttgartOpera. Further roles were Contessa , Fioridiligi in WA Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte and the 5th maid in R. Strauss’ Elektra. In February 2017 Mandy Fredrich sang the soprano part in the 3rd symphony concert of the Stuttgartopera; Thomas Sanderling was conducting MIECZYSŁAW WEINBERG’s SYMPHONY NO. 21 OP. 152 (“KADDISH”) (1991).
She was celebrated as Micaëla in G. Bizet’s Carmen at the Gewandhaus Leipzig and as Amaltea in G. Rossini’s Mosè in Egitto at the Bregenz Festival.
Fredrich is a new member of the ensemble of the Stuttgart Opera. Her roles in this season were Fiordiligi , Micaëla , and Antonia in a new production of J. Offenbach’s The Tales of Hoffmann conducted by Silvain Cambreling and staged by Christoph Marthaler.
Further she was on tour with the Budapest Festival Orchestra under the baton of Iván Fisher as Queen of the Night at WA Mozart’s The Magic Flute. They performed at the MüPa Budapest, the Royal Festival Hall London, the Concertgebouw Bruges and Amsterdam and the Konzerthaus Berlin. Fredrich interpreted the same role at the Grand Théâtre Genève.
She finished the season as Donna Anna with the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Alexander Liebreich.
Fredrich made her house debut at the Staatsoper Berlin, the Bavarian State Opera Munich at the MüPa Budapest and the Abu Dhabi Festival as Queen of the Night . At the Stuttgart opera she made her role debut as Fiordiligi at Cosi fan tutte and at the Bregenz Festival as Antonia and Giulietta at The Tales of Hoffmann in Stefan Herheim’s highly successful production.
The Soprano launches the season at the Stuttgart Opera as Donna Anna in Don Giovanni and interpreted the role later at the Hamburg State Opera. She sang in F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy’s Lobgesang at the Moscow State Conservatory conducted by Pavel Kogan and at the Lugano festival conducted by Diego Fasolis. Fredrich made her debut at New National Theater Tokyo as Contessa under the baton of Ulf Schirmer. She interpreted again the Ipigénie at CW Gluck’s Iphigenie in Aulide at the Stuttgart Opera and excelled as Queen of the Night at the Hamburg State Opera and the Teatro del Lago in Frutillar / Chile. This was followed by a selection of Richard Strauss’s Songs with Orchestra in Trieste, conducted by Gabor Ötvös,
In November 2012 Fredrich was celebrated for the audience and Iphigénie in the new production of Iphigénie en Aulide at the Stuttgart Opera. In the same house she was engaged as Donna Anna . Further she gave her house debut as Queen of the Night at the Hamburg State Opera and at the Palau de les Arts in Valencia.
Mandy Fredrich celebrated her Salzburg Festival debut by performing the Queen of the Night under the baton of Nikolaus Harnoncourt. She delighted audiences with her comic talents as the prima donna in G. Donizetti’s Le convenience ed inconvenience teatrali in Zurich before celebrating her debut at La Scala as the guardian of the threshold in R. Strauss’ Die Frau ohne Schatten conducted by Marc Albrecht and staged by Claus Guth Afterwards Fredrich sang the Novice in O. Resphigi’s Marie Victoire and various roles in JP Ostendorf’s Alice in Wonderland at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, she was engaged in 2012 as Contessa in Le Nozze di Figaro.
Mandy Fredrich was born in the Fläming, south of Berlin. First she worked as a video and sound engineer in television in Berlin and Potsdam while studying vocal pedagogy with Jutta Schlegel at the UdK Berlin.
Later she studied voice with Robert Gambill at the UdK Berlin, with Regina Werner-Dietrich at the HMT Leipzig and with Margreet Honey and still works closely with all three. In addition she took part in master classes with Renata Scotto, Ileana Cotruba, Klesi Kelly Moog and Peter Berne.
Mandy Fredrich has won prizes in a number of key competitions; in 2010 she received the 2nd Prize in the Concours of Ernst Haefliger in Gstaad / Bern. In the same year she won the competition of Dresden Opera as the first German singer in the history of this competition.
While still a student, Mandy Fredrich debuted in 2009 as the Queen of the Night at The Magic Flute at the Theater Yard . She interpreted this role in Detmold, Leipzig, Mannheim and Essen as well as debuted as Donna Anna at the Festival St. Margarethen.