The German baritone, Sebastian Noack, began his vocal studies in 1992 in Berlin, first with Dietmar Hackel and later with Ingrid Figur, and graduated with distinction. Several master classes with Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Aribert Reimann completed his training. He was awarded 1st prize at the Bundeswettbewerb Gesang in Berlin 1996, and in 1997 he won 2nd prize at the International Song Competition at Wigmore Hall in London as well as 1st prize at the Paula Lindberg-Salomon Competition.
Sebastian Noack has made a name for himself particularly as a concert singer. He performs regularly with conductors as Philippe Herreweghe, Christoph Eschenbach, Gustav Leonhardt, Helmuth Rilling, Frieder Bernius, Hans-Christoph Rademann, and Daniel Reuss, and ensembles as Freiburger Barockorchester, RIAS Kammerchor, Concerto Köln, Akademie für Alte Musik, Cantus Cölln, Knabenchor Hannover, Dresdner Kreuzchor, etc.
Sebastian Noack appears in a recording of J.S. Bach´s Johannes-Passion (BWV 245) under Philippe Herreweghe (harmonia mundi), released in 2001.
Sebastian Noack is also especially interested in lied, and he continues to work regularly in this genre with Thomas Quasthoff. He gives frequent recitals with his accompanist Manuel Lange, and in 1999 he stepped in to replace Thomas Quasthoff in a recital in Lindau/Bodensee with great success.