After receiving a degree in the Catholic University in Budapest of German language, ATALA SCHÖCK studied at the Budapest Academy of Music.
She also attended various master classes with Julia Hamari, Anna Reynolds, Adrienne Csengery, Walther Berry and Walter Moore.
1999 she won the International Wagner Scholarship.
In 1998 she won the Simándy József Singing Competition, 2000 she got III. Prize in he Singing Competition of the Hungarian Broadcasting.
For a few years she was member of the Szeged National Theatre, Hungary, than she was appeared at the Budapest State Opera and Städtische Bühnen Frankfurt, the Semperoper Dresden as well as the Brussels Theatre de la Monnaie, Theater an der Wien, Teatro de la Maestranza Sevilla, Opéra Bastille Paris and the Prague Narodni Divadlo.
2004-2007 she was singing in the Bayreuther Festspiele in the roles of the 2. Knappe and one of the Blumenmadchen in Richard Wagner’s Parsifal.
Ms Schöck performed many roles since 2006 in the Budapest International Wagner Days.
She can also regularly be seen on the concert platform, for example in Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Lincoln Center NY ,Santa Cecilia Rome, Konzerthaus Wien and Musikverein Wien.
She worked with conductorts Helmuth Rilling, Pierre Boulez, Alessandro de Marchi, Daniele Gatti, Paolo Carignani, Kyrill Petrenko, Pedro Halffter, Vincent Monteuil, Kobayashi Kenichiro, Michel Swierczewski, Philippe Jordan, Iván Fischer, Zoltan Kocsis, Péter Csaba, Andriy Yurkevich and Adam Fischer.
With regisseurs Keith Warren, Calixto Bieito, Company El Fura dels Baus, William Kentridge and the Handspring Puppet Company, Karl Ernst und Ursel Hermann, Ondrej Havelka, Christoph Schlingensief, Hartmuth Schörghofer, Balazs Kovalik and Günther Kramer.
Her most important performed roles are Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro), Dorabella (Cosí fan tutte), Sextus (La clemenza di Tito), Ascanio (Ascanio in Alba), Siebel (Faust) Nicklausse/La Muse (Les contes d’Hoffmann) , Pauline (La Dame de Pique) and Carmen.
She made her debut at the St Galler Festspiele 2012 as Marguerite in Berlioz: La Damnation de Faust conducted by Sébastien Rouland and directed by Carlos Wagner.