CV: Olivier SALANDINI
Born in 1977, he
studied organ and harpsichord at the conservatory of Nice with,
René Saorgin, Jean-Luc Etienne and Mireille Podeur. He got a
first prize for organ (DEM) in 1998 and he was unanimously awarded
first prize Cum Laude for harpsichord in 2001.
He completed his harpsichord studies with Bob van Asperen at the
conservatory of Amsterdam, and for the Organ at the conservatory of
Utrecht with Reitze Smits where he got the "master diploma" in 2008. In
the meantime he had some master classes with some other artists, Jean
Boyer, Bart Kuijken, Seibe Henstra, and Christophe Rousset.
In 2005 he won the second prize at the European
harpsichord competition of Bologna (Italy), and in 2006 he is
successively prize winner at the international organ competitions of
Lausanne (Switzerland) and Herford (Germany).
Olivier Salandini and plays regularly as soloist and continuo
several ensembles, in France as well as abroad, (Italy, the Netherlands,
Switzerland, Belgium, Germany and USA).
Since 2008 he teaches the harpsichord at the
conservatory of Limoges (France) .
In 2011 he is appointed main organist of the Cathedral of Bourges.