The Austrian tenor and haute-contre (high-tenor), Bernd Lambauer, had his first soloist experiences in the boy's choir Grazer Keplerspatzen. He studied singing with Kammersängerin Lilian Sukis first in Graz, later at the Mozarteum in Salzburg and completed the Lied class of Hartmut Höll. Already during his study, he began his career as concert and oratorio singer.
Highly reputed for his Evangelist role in Passion works, Bernd Lambauer appeared as a soloist and ensemble singer in the followings: Salzburger Festspiele, Pfingstfestspiele Salzburg, Klangbogen Wien, Wien modern, Styriarte, Steirischer Herbst, Innsbrucker Festwochen der Alten Musik, Musik-Biennale Berlin, Ruhr Triennale, Festival di Cremona Claudio Monteverdi, Festival de l'Epau (in Le Mans), Tage Neuer Musik (in Zürich), Civilta Musicale Veneziana, Wiener Musikverein, Wiener Konzerthaus, Tonhalle Zürich, Philharmonie of St. Petersburg, and Zagrebe Philharmoni, among others. He also worked with conductors including Fabio Luisi, Sylvain Cambreling, Gustav Leonhardt, Niksa Bareza, René Clemencic, Martin Haselböck and Christian Simonis.
Since 1994, Bernd Lambauer is a member of Vokalensemble NOVA. Between 1992 and 1996 he was a guest performer at the Graz Opera. Further opera appearances includes: Claudio Monteverdi's Combattimento di Trancredi e Clorinda, Luciano Berio's A-Ronne, Beat Furrer's musical theatre Begehren, Christoph Willibald Gluck's Le Cinesi as well as Rene Clemencic's Der Berg. He recorded a numerous CD's as a soloist and ensemble singer with Klangforum Wien, Clemencic Consort, Wiener Akademie, Ensemble Daedalus and others.