"[…] The vocal highlight was Edna Prochnik’s Amneris. Clear, majestic and simply brilliant - a dream of a voice. This is a great start in the new season.” (Mannheimer Morgen)
Hailed by Opera magazine for her performances of Amneris the Israeli mezzo-soprano Edna Prochnik joined the Nationaltheater Mannheim in the 2009/10 season for the title role in Carmen, Erda in Das Rheingold, Erste Norn in Götterdammerung, and Herodias in Salome in addition to returning to Prince Orlofsky in Die Fledermaus use/Nicklaussein Les contes d`Hoffmann, La cieca in La Gioconda, Suzuki in Madama Butterfly oder Larina in Eugen Onegin. She gave her debut as Fricka in Das Rheingold. In March 2012 followed her debut as Fricka in Walküre. She was also heard in Tokyo with the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra under the Baton of Dan Ettinger with Alpha & Omega. In 2013 she returned to Tokyo singing the Petite Messe Solenelle with the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra under Dan Ettinger and gave her sucessful debute as Princess Eboliat the National Theatre Mannheim in Don Carlo on the second premiere. Furthermore she debutes as Waltraute in the new production of Götterdämmerung by Achim Frey and sings additionally the Erste Norn. On the concert stage, the mezzo-soprano joined the Symphony Orchestra Rishoi le Zion regularly and perfomed Mahler’s Des Knaben Wunderhorn, Bach’s Mass in B minor with John Nelson conducting, Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, and de Falla’s El Amor Brujo. She has also sung Bernstein’s Jeremiah Symphony with the Haifa Symphony Orchestra, Verdi’s Requiemat the Prague Summer Festival, Elgar’s Sea Pictures with the Herzeliyah Symphony, concert performances of Cavalleria Rusticana with the Nijemegen Symfonieorkest in the Netherlands, works by composer Oded Zahavi with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, and gala concerts with both the Philharmonic Orchestra of Suedwestfalen in Antwerp and the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra. Edna Prochnik worked with great conductors like Philippe Entremont, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Marek Janovski, Frederic Chaslin, Gari Bertini, Yuri Falk, Noam Sheriff, Martin Haselboeck, Heinz Hennig, Peter Bergamin, Jiri Kout, Mendi Rodan and Avi Ostrovski.