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The Trio


Founded in 2018 by violinist Maria Tió, cellist Ferran Bardolet and pianist Ricard Rovirosa, the Tempus Trio, despite its short career, has already been recognized by critics and audiences as one of the most promising of its generation, achieving important successes in various international competitions and contests. They have been awarded the first prize of the International Music Competition "Grand Prize Virtuoso" 2019 in Brussels, the Platinum Medal (First Prize) of the "WPTA Singapore International Music Competition 2019", the Silver Medal of the "2nd Vienna International Competition 2020” and the special prize in the “BBVA Chamber Music Competition 2021”.  The trio have been awarded by the Spanish Performers Association (AiE)  their concert tour award for the season 2021/2022.


The Tempus Trio is currently studying for a Master's degree in Chamber Music at the prestigious Mozarteum University of Salzburg with Professor Cibrán Sierra Vázquez, violinist of the Quiroga Quartet.


Maria, Ferran and Ricard are three musicians who, individually, have been educated in the best musical institutions with great teachers such as Joan Havill (Guildhall School of Music and Drama), Albert Atenelle (Trio Barcelona), Vera Martínez Mehner (Cuarteto Casals) and Natalia Shakhovskaya (Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía). Their individual careers have also been recognised with multiple prizes in national and international competitions and they have already accumulated extensive concert experience, having performed in important concert halls in Europe, Asia and America; these have received the applause of audiences and critics and the attention of important audiovisual media.

Ferran Bardolet
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Bachelor of Music, Cello Performance - ESMUC Barcelona

Advanced programme - Escuela Reina Sofía, Madrid

Master of Chamber Music - Hochschule Hannover

Master of Arts, Kammermusik Klaviertrio

Universität Mozarteum, Salzburg

Cello leader - Salzburg Chamber Soloists

1r prize -10è Nacionl Competiotion city of Xàtiva, Spain

Maria Tió
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Bachelor of Music, Violin Performance - ESMUC Barcelona

Bachelor of Arts, Violine Konzertfach - Univ. Mozarteum

Master of Arts, Violine Konzertfach - Univ. Mozarteum

Master of Arts, Kammermusik Klaviertrio

Universität Mozarteum, Salzburg

Concertmaster - Philharmonie Salzburg

Artist in residence - Yehudi Menuhin Foundation Brussels

Ricard Rovirosa
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Bachelor of Music (HONS) Piano Performance - GSMD

Master of Performance, Guildhall Artist - GSMD

Master of Arts, Kammermusik Klaviertrio -  Mozarteum

Doctor of Music.  Piano Performance

Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Londres

1st prize - Oxford Music Festival

Debut CD as a solo artist in the recording studios of 

Abbey Road in London 

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