Born in italy he spent his childhood in Japan.
He graduated in Conservatorio N.Paganini from Genova with prof. PP. Fantini and continued his Master at the Zurich University of Art with prof. F. di Casola.
He took part of the study program at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia and Accademia Chigiana under Maestro A.Carbonare.
He was member of Verbier Festival and Lucerne Festival. He collaborates with several orchestras as The Estonia National Opera, The Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, The Orchestra della toscana, The Zurich Philarmonie, the Musikkollegium Winterthur, the Vasteras Sinfonietta, The Oulu Sinfonia.
Yoshua Fortunato won the solo clarinet position at the Opera National de Lyon on 2021 and plays the vandoren BD5 mouthpiece with V•12 3 1/2 reeds.