Daniil Shtoda (Tenor)|
• People’s Artist of the Republic of Northern Ossetia-Alania
Prize-winner at the International Moniuszko Competition (Poland, 2001)
Prize-winner at the International Rimsky-Korsakov Young Opera Singers’
Competition (St Petersburg, 2000)
• Prize-winner at the Plácido Domingo
Operalia competition (Los Angeles, 2000)
• Prize-winner at the International
Elena Obraztsova Young Opera Singers’ Competition (St Petersburg, 1999)
Diploma-recipient and winner of the special prize at the III International
Rimsky-Korsakov Young Opera Singers’ Competition (St Petersburg, 1998)
Diploma-recipient and winner of the Hope special prize at the XI International
Tchaikovsky Competition (Moscow, 1998)
Daniil Shtoda graduated with distinction from the Choral School of the State
Academic Glinka Capella. At the age of thirteen, he made his debut at the
Mariinsky Theatre as Tsarevich Fyodor in Boris Godunov. He graduated from the St
Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire in 2000 (class of L.N. Morozov).
Soloist with the Mariinsky Academy of Young Singers from 1998.
the Mariinsky Opera Company since 2007.
Roles he has performed at the Mariinsky Theatre include:
Lensky (Eugene Onegin)
Levko (May Night)
Berendey (The Snow Maiden)
Indian Merchant (Sadko)
Gvidon (The Tale of Tsar Saltan)
(Love for Three Oranges)
Don Antonio (Betrothal in a Monastery)
Almaviva (Il barbiere di Siviglia)
Il Conte di Libenskof (Il viaggio a
Nemorino (L'elisir d'amore)
Elvino (La sonnambula, in concert)
Alfredo (La traviata)
(La Damnation de Faust in concert)
Nadir (Les Pêcheurs des perles in
Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni)
Tamino (Die Zauberflöte)
Ferrando (Così fan tutte)
and Lysander (A Midsummer Night’s Dream).
Moreover, the singer’s repertoire also includes the roles of Mozart (Mozart
and Salieri) and Beppe (I pagliacci) as well as the tenor parts in Mozart’s
Requiem, Verdi’s Requiem, masses, cantatas and oratorios by Bach, Mozart,
Beethoven and Rossini, Rachmaninoff’s The Bells, Stravinsky’s Les Noces and
Russian folk and Soviet songs.
Daniil Shtoda tours frequently. At Carnegie Hall he has performed the roles
of Lensky (Eugene Onegin) and Nadir (Les Pêcheurs des perles in concert) and at
opera houses in Los Angeles, Florence, Hamburg and Munich he has sung as Fenton
(Falstaff). He has performed the role of Lensky (Eugene Onegin) at the Benjamin
Britten Festival in Great Britain, at festivals in Aix-en-Provence (France),
Toronto (Canada) and at the Metropolitan Opera in New York (USA); at the Royal
Opera House, Covent Garden, he has sung the role of Beppe (I pagliacci) opposite
Plácido Domingo, Dmitry Hvorostovsky and Angela Gheorghiu; at the Washington
Opera he has sung as Ottavio (Don Giovanni); in France, Spain, Japan, the USA
and at the VIII Moscow Easter Festival he performed the role of Il Conte di
Libenskof (Il viaggio a Reims, co-production by the Théâtre du Châtelet and the
Mariinsky Theatre); and at theatres in Germany, Japan, Canada and the USA he has
sung as Alfredo (La traviata).
Daniil Shtoda has also performed with the Mariinsky Opera Company and in
recital in Spain, Israel, Slovenia, Croatia, Austria, Germany, the Netherlands,
Great Britain, Finland, Switzerland, France, Belgium, Italy, Japan, South Korea,
Canada and the USA.
Together with Larisa Gergieva he has undertaken concert
tours of towns and cities in Europe, the USA and Canada as well as two recitals
with a programme featuring romances by Russian composers at Carnegie Hall.
The singer has an extensive discography. With EMI (Great Britain) and AMG
(Great Britain) he has released discs featuring Russian romances accompanied by
Larisa Gergieva; with DELOS (USA) he has released a disc of Russian and Soviet
arias in collaboration with the State Academic Chamber Orchestra of Russia under
Konstantin Orbelian; and for Vox Artists in Budapest (Hungary) he has released a
recording of the opera Don Giovanni (singing the role of Don Ottavio) together
with Ferruccio Furlanetto (as Leporello).