I recently did a portrait photo session with the three talented members of Trio Pedrell: Jordi Humet, piano; Ferran Bardolet, cello, and Christian Torres violin.
Despite being a young formation, they have already collected some important awards such as the first prize at the Capellades 24th International Music Competition “Paper de Música”, the first prize at the IV International Competition of Chamber Music Antón García Abril, the first prize at the Les Corts 9th International Competition of Chamber Music and the Special Audience Prize and 2nd Prize at the 11th International Competition of Chamber Music Montserrat Alavedra, as well as the Special Audience Prize or the Prize for young interpreters which included a training at the Xarxa de Músiques de Catalunya within the 21st Competition Josep Mirabent i Magrans in Sitges. In 2015 they won the contest “Mi Primer Auditorio” at Foundation Piu Mosso. Selected from more than 500 groups, they performed a debut concert at the Auditorio Nacional in Madrid with great success within public and critics.
The trio has played in venues such as the Kammermusiksaal at the HMT in Leipzig, the Auditori Municipal in Terrassa, the Universitat Autònoma de Bellaterra, Universitat Rovira i Virgili in Tarragona, Universitat de Barcelona, Teatre Municipal in Palafrugell. They have also been invited to perform at festivals such as the “Juliol de Música i Poesia” in Balaguer, the “Festival de Música del Maresme”, the 34th “Festival Internacional de Música de Matadepera, the 34th “Festival Internacional de Música Pau Casals” in Vendrell or the 35th “Festival Internacional de Música” in Ripoll, as well as a concert in Osteröde (Germany). In October and November 2015, they toured around Spain, visiting cities such as Almeria, Zamora, Zafra, Segovia, Burgos, Oviedo or La Coruña.
Cellist of a great depth who studied with great teachers and in great schools such as the Escola de Música Municipal de Manlleu, the ESMUC, the Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía in Madrid or the Hochschule für Teather, Musik und Medien in Hannover (Germany).
Jordi is a pianist who has studied with great teachers at important schools such as ESMUC (University of Music from Catalonia), Musikeon (Valencia), the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy in Leipzig (Germany) or Hochschule für Musik, Teather und Medien Hannover (Germany).
Versatile musician, specializing in violin, as a soloist and within the orchestra, but with emphasis in chamber music. He studied the higher grade of music in the ESMUC and then a master’s degree in the Hochschule für musik “Hanns Eisler” in Berlin; he completed his training with Trio Pedrell at the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover.