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In the current season, soprano Mandy Fredrich made her debut as Gutrune (Götterdämmerung) in Dmitri Tcherniakov’s new production and under the baton of Christian Thielemann at the Staatsoper Berlin and her house debut as Contessa in the new production of Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro at the Opéra National de Lyon. Concert engagements have taken her to the Munich Radio Orchestra with Franz von Suppé’s Die schöne Galathée under the baton of Ivan Repušić and with Beethoven’s 9th Symphony under the baton of Zubin Mehta to the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, to the Macerata Opera Festival and to the Encore Classical Music Festival in Marbella. She has also performed Beethoven’s 9th Symphony with the Duisburg Philharmonic and the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra, with whom she also sang Haydn’s Creation in the spring of 2023. The season will conclude with concerts of Mahler’s 8th Symphony with the Orquesta y Coro Nacionales de España conducted by David Afkam.
In the 2021/22 season, Mandy Fredrich appeared at the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino in Beethoven’s 9th Symphony and in Haydn’s Die Schöpfung. Further, she made her house debut at The Royal Danish Opera as Marguerite in Gounod’s Faust, before returning to Copenhagen as Donna Anna in John Fulljames’ new production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni under the baton of Julia Jones.
Other important recent engagements have included the Queen of the Night (Die Zauberflöte), Marzelline (Fidelio) and Frau Fluth in a new production of Otto Nicolai’s Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor under the baton of Daniel Barenboim at the Berlin State Opera, and her house debuts at the Vienna State Opera and the Royal Opera House Covent Garden as Marguerite/Faust. At La Scala in Milan she had a great success with three operetta gala concerts.
Mandy Fredrich celebrated her international breakthrough at the Salzburg Festival as the Queen of the Night under the baton of Nikolaus Harnoncourt. This was followed by engagements at the Zurich Opera House, La Scala in Milan, the Deutsche Oper Berlin, the Bavarian and Hamburg State Operas, the New National Theatre in Tokyo and the Bregenz Festival, to name but a few. At the Stuttgart State Opera she sang many great roles of the lyric soprano part (Donna Anna, Contessa, Fiordiligi, Marguerite, Micaëla, Antonia, Iphigénie en Aulide).
Mandy Fredrich is also an internationally sought-after artist as a concert singer. She has made guest appearances at the Teatro Verdi in Trieste (Orchesterlieder by Richard Strauss), at the Lugano Festival (Mendelssohn’s Lobgesang), with the Dresdner Kreuzchor (Mozart’s Requiem, Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem) as well as at the Leipzig Gewandhaus at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino and at La Scala in Milan. She has worked with conductors such as Zubin Mehta, Daniel Barenboim, Christian Thielemann, Julia Jones, Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
Mandy Fredrich comes from Rädigke in Fläming and studied at the UdK in Berlin with Prof. Robert Gambill and at the HMT Leipzig with Prof. Regina Werner-Dietrich as well as with Margreet Honig and Renata Scotto. In 2010 she won the Competizione dell’Opera in Dresden and received the 2nd prize at the Concours Suisse Ernst Haefliger in Gstaad/Bern.