Olivier Fortin is a harpsichordist in demand as a soloist and chamber musician, touring and recording throughout the world with groups such as Ensemble Masques, Capriccio Stravagante and Tafelmusik.
Olivier Fortin graduated with distinction from the Québec Conservatory in 1995. He continued his training with Dom André Laberge, obtained a Master Degree from University of Montreal under the direction of Réjean Poirier, and received several scholarships for studies in Paris with Pierre Hantai and in Amsterdam with Bob van Asperen.
In 1997 he was awarded top prizes at the Montreal Bach Competition and the Bruges Festival. Olivier Fortin is in demand as a soloist and chamber musician, touring and recording throughout Europe, China and South Korea, the United States and Canada with Ensemble Masques, Capriccio Stravagante and Tafelmusik.
He also performs with Skip Sempé and Pierre Hantaï in programs of music for two and three harpsichords. From 2004-08 he taught harpsichord and chamber music at the Conservatoire de Musique de Québec, and he currently teaches at the Tafelmusik Summer Institute in Toronto.