Marie-Sophie Pollak was born in Bietigheim-Bissingen/Germany. She studied with Professor Gabriele Fuchs at the Academy of Music and Theatre in Munich and graduated with honors.
While completing her studies, she made her debut at the Innsbrucker Festival of Early Music. Since then she has been involved in several more productions. Innsbruck is also the city where her career started. Many concert and opera engagements followed, both domestic and abroad. She can be heard at well-known European festivals like LuganoMusica, Potsdamer Musikfestspiele Sanssouci, Brucknerfestspiele Linz and was already on stage of the Wiener Musikverein, Wiener Konzerthaus,Herkulessaal München, Prager Rudolfinum, Konzerthaus Berlin, Auditorio Nacional de Madrid, Hamburger Staatsoper as well as the Théatre du Chatêlet in Paris.
Her musical career was also shaped by the cooperation with renowned conductors including Kent Nagano, Jean-Christophe Spinosi, Hans-Christoph Rademann, Václav Luks, Alessandro de Marchi, Christoph Spering and Martin Haselböck.
Marie-Sophie Pollak is an award winner of the competition Jugend Musiziert 2006 of the Federal Republic of Germany and reached the final at the iInternational Voice Competition for Baroque Opera Pietro Antonio Cesti. Twice she was honored with the scholarship Deutschlandstipendium. She is sponsored by the organization Yehudi Menuhin Live Music Now and is a scholar of the Christl and Klaus Haack-Stiftung.
Just recently, a recording of Lutherian cantatas of Bach under the direction of Christoph Spering was released at the label Harmonia Mundi. Together with ENSEMBLE392 – of which she was a co-founder – a recording that consists of a collection of French Cantatas and Chansons was released at the label fra bernardo.