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 and at the Royal Opera House London as Marguerite in Ch. Gounod's Faust.
She sang for the fist time Agathe in C.M.v. Weber's Der Freischütz. Further roles at the StuttgartOpera were Contessa in W. A. Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro and Donna Anna in W.A. Mozart's Don Giovanni. Last season the german soprano was celebrated as Marguerite in the sucessful new production of Ch. Gounod's Faust staged by Frank Castorf and conducted by Marc Soustrot. She was singing that role again in spring 2018. In Cologne and at the Semperoper Dresden Fredrich gave her house debut as Donna Anna and sang for the first time Marzelline in L.v.Beethoven's Fidelio at the Staatsoper Berlin.
She was furhter engaged for F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy's Elijah , for W.A. Mozart's Requiem and for J. Brahms' German Requiem. A big success was her Liederabend with songs from Fr. Schubert., R. Strauss, P. Viardot, E. Satie and G. Fauré in Stuttgart and Potsdam.
In planning are her role debuts as Frau Fluth in O.Nicolai's Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor, Vitellia in W.A. Mozart's La Clemenza die Tito and Rosalinde in J.Strauss' Die Fledermaus. Fredrich will return to the Staatsoper Berlin, the Semperoper Dresden and the Staatsoper Stuttgart and will give her housedebut at the Opéra de Lyon.
The soprano gave her role debut as Marguerite in Ch. Gounod's Faust staged by Frank Castorf at StuttgartOpera. Further roles were Contessa , Fioridiligi in W. A. Mozart's Cosi fan tutte and the 5th Magd in R. Strauss' Elektra. In february 2017 Mandy Fredrich sang the soprano part in the 3rd Sinfoniekonzert of the Stuttgartopera; Thomas Sanderling was conducting MIECZYSŁAW WEINBERG's SINFONIE NR. 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 StuttgartOpera. 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 again on tour with the Budapest Festival Orchestra under the baton of Iván Fisher as Queen of the Night in W.A. Mozart’s The Magic Flute. They performed at the MüPa Budapest, the Royal Festival Hall London, the Concertgebouw Brugge 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 Bayerische Staatsoper München at the
MüPa Budapest and the Abu Dhabi Festival as
Queen of the Night. At the StuttgartOpera she made her role debut as Fiordiligi in Cosi fan tutte and at the Bregenz Festival as Antonia and Giulietta in The Tales of Hoffmann in Stefan Herheim's highly successful production.
The Soprano startet the season at the Stuttgart Opera as Donna Anna in Don Giovanni and interpreted that role later also 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 the New National Theatre Tokyo as Contessa under the baton of Ulf Schirmer. She interpreted again the Ipigénie in C. W. Gluck's Iphigénie en Aulide at the StuttgartOpera 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 concert with a selection of Richard Strauss` Songs with Orchestra in Trieste, conducted by Gabor Ötvös,
In November 2012 Fredrich was celebrated by the audience and press as Iphigénie in the new production of Iphigénie en Aulide at the StuttgartOpera. 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 Der Hüter der Schwelle 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 J. P. 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 Honig and still works closely with all three. In addition she took part in master classes with Renata Scotto, Ileana Cotrubas, 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 Ernst Haefliger in Gstaad/Bern. In the same year she won the Competizione dell ́Opera in Dresden 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 in The Magic Flute at the Theater Hof. She interpreted this role in Detmold, Leipzig, Mannheim and Essen as well and debuted as Donna Anna at the Festival St. Margarethen.