Born in 1988, Marie-Sophie Pollak graduated with distinction from the Munich Music and Theatre Hochschule in 2012. She made her début in 2011 as Vespetta in Telemann’s Pimpinone at the Innsbruck Festival of Early Music. Further opera engagements later took her to festivals in Turin, Potsdam, Linz, and to the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris. There she made her début in 2015 as Tamiri in Mozart’s Il re pastore. She was a regional prizewinner in 2006 in the Jugend Musiziert Competition and a finalist in the Pietro Antonio Cesti International Baroque Opera Competition. Awards include support from the Christie and Klaus Haack Foundation.