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Prochnick Edna, mezzo-soprano

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Edna Prochnick was born in Israel. She graduated from the Rubin Academy of Music in Tel-Aviv and the Hochschule für Darstellende Kunst in Vienna. Her operatic repertoire includes the title role in Carmen (Bizet), Suzuki in Madama Butterfly (Puccini), Erda in Der Ring des Nibelungen (Wagner), Nicklausse in Les Contes d' Hoffmann (Offenbach), Orlovsky in Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss), Amneris in Aida (Verdi), Santuzza in Cavalleria rusticana (Mascagni), Fenena in Nabucco (Verdi) and many other roles. Her wide concert repertoire includes above all the works of Gustav Mahler. She is a member of the ensemble at the Mannheim Opera and performed also at the St. Margarethen summer festival in Austria, Palm Beach Opera, the Bergen Opera Festival, the Bregenz Festival, the Prague Summer Festival, the Mozart Week in Salzburg and the Concertgebouw Nijmegen. She performed Orlofsky in Die Fledermaus (Strauss) in a Japanese tour with the Wiener Kammeroper. 

Her roles at the Israeli Opera:
Kindertotenlieder (2010)
A Journey to the End of the Millennium: First Wife (2008)
Giulio Cesare in Egitto: Cornelia (2006)
Die Zauberflöte: third lady (2006)
A Journey to the End of the Millennium: First Wife (2005)
Rusalka: cook (2004)
Aida: Amneris (2003)
Peter Grimes: Auntie (2003)
L'incoronazione di Poppea: L'incoronazione di Poppea (2002)
Matthäus-Passion: Alto I (2002)
Peter Grimes: Auntie (2002)
Die Fledermaus: Orlofsky (2001)
Káťa Kabanová: Varvara (2001)
Dear Son of Mine: Rachel (2000)
Les Contes d'Hoffmann: Voice of the mother of Antonia (1996)
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