Daniil Shtoda



Daniil Shtoda has been described as a 'wunderkind' with comparisons to Gedda, Wunderlich and other noted lyric tenors of the past. 


Daniil has already established a remarkable career singing at internationally renowned venues and festivals such as Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Metropolitan Opera New York, Edinburgh Festival, Bayerische Staatsoper, Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Washington Opera, Theatre du Capitole Toulouse, Opera de Lyon, Opera Comique and Chatelet Theatre Paris, New National Theatre Tokyo, Canadian Opera Toronto, Gran Teatre del Liceu, Los Angeles Opera, Teatro Carlo Felice Genoa, Opera de Lausanne, Istanbul Festival, Prague Opera, Oper Köln and Leipzig Opera.


He has recorded for EMI Classics and Deutsche Grammophon, and his latest recording of Rachmaninoff songs accompanied by Iain Burnside has been released on the Delphian label.


This season, Daniil continues as a main principal at the Mariinsky Theatre, where this season his roles will include Nemorino in L'elisir d'amore, Tamino in Die Zauberflöte and Count Almaviva in Il barbiere di Siviglia. He will also continue to give recitals and concerts in Russia and internationally.


  • 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)


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Théâtre du Capitole, Toulouse

"Daniil Shtoda lui donne une juvénile réplique en Antonio."


Gilles Charlassier, ConcertoNet




"Daniil Shtoda (...) shows himself as stylish and thoughtful in A Dream and The Little Island."

The Sunday Times


"Daniil Shtoda offers an eloquently lyrical rendition of ‘The Muse’ Op. 34 No. 1"

Stephen Greenbank for MusicWeb International