Anna Prohaska was born in Neu-Ulm on the Danube and grew up in a musical family. Whilst still at school, she took a preparatory course in singing at the Hochschule für Musik “Hanns Eisler” in Berlin. She was accepted for the Académie Européenne de Musique in Aix-en-Provence in 2003, the International Handel Academy, Karlsruhe in 2006 was an Eisler prizewinner for the interpretation of contemporary music in 2005. As well as a busy concert schedule, she has already sung in most of the major Berlin theatres. As a member of the Staatsoper unter den Linden in Berlin, she has sung roles including Papagena, Barbarina and the First Flowermaiden and First Esquire in Parsifal. Further afield, she has sung at the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Festival, the Aachen Theatre with guest performances in Cologne, the Nationaltheater Mannheim and several times at the Lucerne Festival.