Born in Tbilisi and the daughter of the famous Georgian baritone Avtandil Javakishvili who was her first teacher, Tamar Iveri has been acclaimed througout the world in theatres which include the Vienna State Opera, The Metropolitan Opera, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Opera Bastille, Paris, and many others as well as at the Salzburg Festival and at the Arena di Verona.
In December of 2011 she made her debut at the Teatro alla Scala in one of her most famous roles, Donna Anna in Don Giovanni, under Daniel Barenboim. Iveri has been praised for a wide repertoire which includes other Mozart roles such as Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte, Vitellia in La clemenza di Tito, Elettra in Idomeneo, as well as Elisabetta in Don Carlos, Amelia in Simon Boccanegra, Desdemona in Otello, Mimì in La bohème, Tatyana in Eugene Onegin and the title roles in Adriana Lecouvreur and Suor Angelica.
Last season she sang her first Leonora in Il trovatore in Tokyo and her first Luisa Miller at La Scala. She makes her Australian Opera debut as Amelia in Un ballo in maschera.