7 Star Arts presents some of the UK’s finest artists representing a range of genres from music to theatre and the visual artists. Available individually or as part of 7 Star Arts unique productions, our artists are ideal for festivals, arts centres or small scale venues.

Anthony Hewitt

Anthony Hewitt

Pianist

“A remarkably gifted artist” The Gramophone, 2008

Anthony Hewitt‘s communicative and virtuosic pianism has won him many plaudits worldwide. He is a recitalist, concerto soloist, chamber musician and prize-winner at international piano competitions as well as founder and artistic director of the Ulverston International Music Festival.

Benet McClean

Benet McLean

Jazz Pianist and Violinist

“Benet McLean has a piano technique which seems to bring Art Tatum’s music into the 21st century, drawing on classical music, postbop, hip-hop and beyond.” The Guardian

Benet is a pianist, vocalist and violinist encompassing a wide range of musical genres from classical to jazz and from bebop to hip-hop. Benet frequently performs with Partikel and is appearing in Partikel – String Theory in collaboration wth 7 Star Arts

David Le Page

David Le Page

Violinist

“The finesse and fieriness of his playing is always top-notch” The Independent

Guernsey-born David Le Page is a successful composer and virtuoso of the violin who has worked with a diverse selection of artists and ensembles. He is the Artistic Director of Harborough Concerts and leader of Stratford-upon-Avon’s Orchestra of the Swan.

Ellie Bignall

Vocalist

Ellie is a versatile London-based Jazz singer performing across a variety of musical styles. Her singing is very reminiscent of the forties and fifties and has been likened to Anita O’Day, Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday. Ellie frequently performs with The Liam Stevens Trio

Klára Smith

Artist

With extraordinary detailed artwork offering exhibition, gifts, workshops and projections, Klara Smith’s exquisite papercut pictures together with her beautiful ceramics are utterly captivating and filled with detail, humour and fascination.

Natasha Hardy

Natasha Hardy

Soprano

Soprano and songwriter Natasha Hardy is trained in both Classical and Contemporary traditions and whose eclectic repertoire seeks to demystify the traditional operatic world. One of her latest classically inspired projects is Lost in Love, a journey through centuries of passion and heartache in Italian song in collaboration with 7 Star Arts.

Neslihan Cavusoglu

Nesley Joy

Actress

Nesley is a London-based Turkish actress who combines an International theatre performance career with teaching and coaching in theatre techniques, much of it through her company, the London Methodic Studios.

Partikel

Partikel

Jazz Ensemble

Since releasing their eponymous debut album in 2010 Partikel have established themselves as a dynamic and original addition to the European Jazz scene. Featuring Duncan Eagles, (saxophones), Max Luthert, (bass) and Eric Ford (drums & percussion) they have recently returned from an extensive tour of China.

Susan Porrett

Susan Porrett

Actress and Writer

Susan’s career includes seasons with the RSC, Royal Court and NT and a long list of TV and film credits including Upstairs, DownstairsPoirotFoyles War, Mapp and Lucia and Alan Bennett’s A Private Function. She regularly performs in 7 Star Art’s productions of Divine Fire and Classic Gershwin.

The Liam Stevens Trio

The Liam Stevens Trio

Jazz Trio

The Liam Stevens Trio was established in 2013 with like minded swing musicians Liam Stevens (Piano), Jj Stillwell (Double bass) and Joe Dessauer (Drums).

Alena Lugovkina

Flautist

Alena Lugovkina, former student of William Bennett OBE, is an outstanding young concert flautist, Associate of the Royal Academy of Music and Artist of the Altus Flutes.

Alena is therecipient of numerous prizes, including first prizes at the British Flute Society’s Competition, International Flute Competition “Friedrich Kuhlau”(Germany) and Royal Academy of Music flute competition. She has also won several prestigious awards including the Worshipful Company of Musicians Award, the Hattori Foundation Award, The Leverhulme Trust Award, The Philharmonia MMSF Award, “Wolfson Foundation Award” and many other.

Viv McLean, piano

Viv McLean

Pianist

“…extraordinary originality, superb simplicity, and muscles of steel hidden by fingers of velvet” Le Monde

Viv McLean won First Prize at the 2002 Maria Canals International Piano Competition in Barcelona and has performed in all the major venues in the UK, as well as throughout Europe, Japan, Australia and the USA. He has performed concertos with orchestras such as the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra, BBC Concert Orchestra and the Halle Orchestra. As a keen chamber musician he has collaborated with many groups including the Leopold String Trio and the Sacconi String Quartet as well as artists such as Natalie Clein, Daniel Hope, Guy Johnston and Lawrence Power. Viv has recorded regularly for BBC Radio 3 as well as for radio in Germany, France, Australia, Norway and Poland.

Viv regularly performs in 7 Star Art’s productions of Divine Fire and Classic Gershwin.