Lunchtime Concert: Nicholas Tait & Zuriñe Corcobado Beldarrain, guitar & violin duo and Julia Seibert & Catriona Bourne Swinton Hunter, guitar & flute duo

TUE 4 OCT 13.05

Take time out this lunchtime for a shared performance by Trinity Laban student guitar duos Nick Tait & Zuriñe Corcobado Beldarrain and Julia Seibert & Catriona Bourne Swinton Hunter in the beautiful surroundings of the Old Royal Naval College Chapel.


Rafael Rabello
Sete Cordas (Seven Strings)
Nicholas Tait, solo guitar

Astor Piazzolla
Histoire Du Tango
i. Bordel 1900
ii. Cafe 1930
iii. Nightclub 1960

Nicholas Tait & Zuriñe Corcobado Beldarrain, guitar & violin


Christian Gottlieb Scheidler
Sonata in D major, Op. 21
Sonata in F major, HWV 369

Nicholas Tait is an English classical guitarist. Having played the guitar since the age of 8, he graduated from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance with first class honours in 2022 under the tutelage of Graham Anthony Devine. Nick gives regular recitals, both as soloist and in various chamber groups. He is a member of the Meridian Guitar Quartet, winners of the Carne Trust Chamber Competition 2022. With a repertoire ranging from the Baroque to modern South American music, he has performed in venues such as St John’s Smith Square, the Wigmore Hall and St James’ Piccadilly. He has taken part in masterclasses with distinguished guitarists Tilman Hoppstock, Paul Galbraith and Roberto Aussel among others. While studying for a Master’s degree, Nick currently teaches a number of young classical guitarists.

Zuriñe is a violinist from the Basque Country, Spain. She started playing the violin at the age of seven in Francisco Escudero music conservatory in San Sebastián. She is currently on her final year of the music Bachelor degree at Trinity Laban conservatoire with Professor John Crawford as her teacher. Zuriñe has been a member of the Youth Orchestra of the Basque Country since 2018 and has performed under the baton of renowned conductors such as Juanjo Mena, Gustavo Gimeno and Victor Pablo Pérez.

Julia Seibert, born in 1999, is a German guitarist. She grew up in Istanbul, Turkey, and in Washington D.C., where she studied with guitarist Piotr Pakhomkin. She studied classical guitar at the Hanns Eisler conservatoire in Berlin with Eugenia Kanthou from 2018 to 2020 and transferred to Trinity Laban to study with Graham Devine in 2020. She completed her bachelor’s degree in 2022 and is currently in the first year of her master’s, also with Graham Devine. Besides her solo work, Julia plays in a duo with a flautist. She has collaborated with the Yunus Emre Turkish cultural institute to put on a Turkish and Western inspired concert. She has also played in masterclasses with Carlos Bonell and Paul Galbraith. In 2018, she won the prize for Best Interpretation at the Beatty Competition, and is the recipient of the 2021 Montagu Cleeve prize for guitar. Besides classical music, Julia also plays electric guitar in bands.

Catriona Bourne Swinton Hunter is currently studying postgraduate flute performance at Trinity Laban Conservatoire, with the support of a Bibby Award Scholarship and a Michael Hirst Award Scholarship. She is also a Choral Scholar with the Trinity Laban Chapel Choir at the Old Royal Naval College. While at school Catriona was a UK Finalist in the Rotary Young Musician of the Year Competition after winning the regional Banbury and Chipping Norton Competitions, and she performed for HM The Queen and Princess Alexandra. Catriona read Music at University College, Oxford, where she was a Choral Scholar and Ensemble Isis Scholar. She then attained a PGCE and Master’s in Music Education at Magdalene College, Cambridge, where she received an Instrumental Award from the Faculty of Music and a Lincoln Award and Garrett Award from Magdalene College. Catriona performed as a concerto soloist with Cambridge University Symphony Orchestra in March 2019, and reached the Final of the 2022 Trinity Laban Soloists’ Competition.

Old Royal Naval College Chapel
Admission free, no ticket required

Dates and times

This event finished on 04 October 2022.

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