Born in Croatia in 1994, Tamara Ivaniš began her vocal studies at the age of 17 at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna, which she completed in the summer of 2016 under the tutelage of Univ. Prof. Karlheinz Hanser. Tamara also took part in a master class taught by Ioan Holender, Krassimira Stoyanova and Brigitte Fassbänder and she was also invited to record the aria Chi il bel Sogno” from the opera La Rondine” by G. Puccini for the film Superwelt” by Karl Markovics.

The young soprano has won several international competitions:  in 2009, Tamara won the 1st Prize at the Dubrovnik State Competition. In 2010, she was awarded another 1st Prize at the 12th International Competition Iuventus canti” in Vrable/Slovakia, as well as the Jury Prize for the most impressive performance. In 2013, Tamara was the youngest finalist in the 1st International Otto Edelmann Singing Competition in Vienna. In 2014, she was a multiple prize winner at the international Feruccio Tagliavini Competition in Deutschlandsberg and as an accomplished lied interpreter, she was a finalist at the International Johannes Brahms Competition in Pörtschach (Austria). In 2015, Tamara won 3rd prize and several special prizes at the international Hilde Zadek Competition, and 1st prize at the Nico Dostal Singing Competition in Vienna.

By 2011, 17-year-old Tamara Ivaniš was already being cast as Lucy in the baroque opera The Beggars Opera” by J. Gay at the National Theater Varaždin. A year later, she was re-engaged for the role of Cupid in the opera Venus and Adonis” by J. Blow. During the isaOperaVienna 2012, the young soprano celebrated her Vienna opera debut at age 18 in the historic Schlosstheater Schönbrunn as Barbarina in the opera Le nozze di Figaro” by W.A.Mozart. In 2014, she appeared there as Zerlina in the opera Don Giovanni” by W.A.Mozart. Tamara also performed in university productions, e.g. playing the role of Pimpinella in the ballet opera Pulcinella” by Igor Stravinsky, and in the Schlosstheater Schönbrunn, she sang Lauretta in the opera “Gianni Schicchi” by G. Puccini.

In 2014 - 2016, while still a student, the young soprano made her successful role debut as Queen of the Night in the opera The Magic Flute” by W.A.Mozart in a production of the Marionette Theater Schloss Schönbrunn. In 2015, Tamara Ivaniš made her debut as Flaminia in Haydns opera Il Mondo della Luna” at the Salzburg Landestheater under the musical direction of Mirga Gražinyté-Tyla. In that same year, she performed Blonde for the first time in The Abduction from the Seraglio” at the Summer Serenades Graz.

From 2016-2018, Tamara was a member of the International Opera Studio Gerard Mortier” at the Salzburger Landestheater, singing roles such as Taumännchen in Hansel and Gretel” by E. Humperdinck, Ilia in Idomeneo” by W.A.Mozart,  Olympia in Tales of Hoffmann” by J. Offenbach and the Spring Voice Waltz at the New Years Eve Concert under Massimo Zanetti in the Great Festival Hall in Salzburg.

From 2018 to 2020, the young singer was a member of the ensemble of the Landestheater Salzburg. Among other roles, Tamara appeared there in the female lead role of Lauretta in Rossinis La Gazzetta” and as Pepi in Wiener Blut” by J. Strauss.
In 2019, she appeared as Frau Silberklang in Mozarts Der Schauspieldirektor” in a production of the Opera Studio of the Stuttgart State Opera.