Born in Kiev. In 1993, he graduated from the Kiev Tchaikovsky Conservatoire (Galina Sukhorukova’s class).
Since 1992, he has been soloist with the National Opera of the Ukraine.
In 2002, he made his Bolshoi Theatre debut as Dosifei (Mussorgsky’s Khovanshchina).
Taras Shtonda performs on the leading european opera houses’ stages, such as Royal Opera Covent Garden, Copenhagen Royal Opera, Grand Theatre de Geneve, Vlaamse Opera Antwerpen, Frankfurt Oper, Malmö Opera, Opera de Lyon, Teatro Verdi di Trieste, Mariinsky Theatre.
He often appears at major international music festivals like the Glyndebourne Festival, Munich Opera Festival, KlangBogen Festival, Ljubljana Opera Festival, Savonlinna as well as Dalhalla festivals.