Russian tenor Daniil Shtoda is a singer at the Mariinsky academy which trains young singers for the Kirov opera. He was awarded joint second prize in the opera category at Plácido Domingo's Operalia 2000 competition in Los Angeles.
Read Daniil Shtoda's
biography and listen to his performances at the Operalia 2000 Gala Concert with the Los Angeles Opera Orchestra conducted by Giovanni Reggioli:
Piotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky
Faint echo of my youth - Lensky's Aria (from Eugene Onegin)
Chi mi frena - sextet (from Lucia di Lammermoor) with Plácido Domingo, Virginia Tola, He Hui, Robert Pomakov and Malcolm McKenzie.
GMN recorded Daniil Shtoda as Tsar Berendey in a performance of Rimsky Korsakov's Snow Maiden, live at the White Nights Festival in St. Petersburg. You can also listen to Daniil Shtoda's performances in a song recital given by singers from the Kirov Academy, recorded live from the Wigmore Hall, with pianist Larissa Gergieva:
I remember the wonderful moment
I loved you
Oh fair maiden, do not sing before me
Duet: The Prince and Melnik, from Rusalka with Ildar Abdrazakov
Duet: The Swan Princess and Guidon, from Tsar Sultan with Olga Trifonova