On March 10th, 2012 Princess Christina Magnusson presented Eteri Lamoris with the international gold-medal award “Greatest Singer of Our Time” from the well-known Swedish Patriotic Society. The event took place at the Royal Palace of Stockholm.
Spanish soprano Eteri Lamoris-Chkonia came from a Georgian family of great musical background. She studied with her mother, a famous opera singer Lamara Chkonia, and left for Europe in her youth, continued her education in Vienna with Renata Scotto and Ruthilda Boesch, and in Madrid, with Dolores Ripolles. She has received awards at nine international competitions. Seven of them were first pizes. She also earned a special award: the "Public Prize of Vienna" at the Vienna State Opera together with José Cura.
After her debut in the role of Musetta in Franco Zeffirelli's La Scala production of "La Boheme", she performed in the principal theatres of Madrid, Naples, Torino (with Luciano Pavarotti, Mirella Freni), Nice, Trieste, and Los Angeles with Roberto Alagna. Eteri Lamoris sang in Dusseldorf ("Lucia di Lammermoor", directed by Christof Loy), Graz ("Pagliacci", "La Traviata") Bonn ("Romeo et Juliette" directed ed by G.C. Del Monaco), Washington ("I Puritani" and "Pagliacci" — the La Scala production with Plácido Domingo), Pittsburgh, Mexico, Mannheim, Hong Kong, Rio de Janeiro ("La Traviata" produced by Sonia Frisell and Giani Quaranta), Hannover, Eisenstadt's Haydn Festival (Rezia "L'Incontro Improvviso" — under direction of Adam Fisher), Rome ("I Capuleti ed I Montecchi" with Nello Santi), Ravenna (Liu, "Turandot" with London Symphony Orchestra), Florence, Naples and Barry (on the tour with Franco Zeffirelli’s "La Traviata").She also sang in "La Traviata" a the Arena di Verona and numerous other cities.
As a recitalist, Eteri Lamoris’ engagements have included concerts at the Royal Palace Festival, Stockholm; "Moscow Soloists Orchestra" and "Moscow Virtuosos Orchestra", Auditorio Nacional de Madrid; Teatro de Liceo, Barcelona; Teatro de Campoamor, Oviedo; Teatro Regio di Parma with the "Praga Virtuosos Orchestra"; Theatre De Champs-Elysees, Paris conducted by Charles Dutoit and Kurt Masur; Wiener Staatsoper; Atlantic hall, Lisboa; Vienna Konzerthaus, Vienna; Carnegie Hall with New England Symphony orchestra, Vienna Symphony Orchestra directed by Fabio Luisi at the Danube Island Festival and concerts at the Bolshoy Theatre, and "Christmas in Vienna" with the Vienna Radio-Symphony orchestra.
Eteri Lamoris has an extensive discography of opera arias, chamber, and contemporary classical music. Her records have been sold throughout the USA and EU.