Manolito Mario Franz was member of the Bavarian State Opera München. As a guest he performed in Salzburg (Austria), Moskau/Kazan (Russia), Amsterdam/Rotterdam (The Netherlands) , Straßburg (France) and Luxemburg.In 2008 he gave his debut in Bremerhaven as Herodes(Salome) and in 2010 as Samson (Samson and Dalila). In 2012 he sang in Koblenz the title role in „Fra Diavolo“ by D.F. Auber. His successes based on his vocal and acting qualities. He was winner of several prizes, for example at the international competition „Francisco Vinas – 2007“ . Mainly beeing an opera singer he also has numerous experiences in movies, television and crossover projects. In 2008 he was personally invited to perform together with Stevie Wonder in his concert at the Munich Olympiazentrum.