Entries by 7 Star Arts

Musica con Moto – celebrating the life-giving power of Water

Ahead of Musica con Moto at The OSO Barnes on 25 and 26 November pianist and parkour practitioner Bogdan Suciu presents his manifesto on which this event is founded….. Many of us grow up believing we are not musical or athletic. Does “I tried a few piano lessons but it was hopeless” or “I’m so […]

Meet the Artist – Elena dtm Lorenzi, singer

Singer Elena dtm Lorenzi conceived and performs in three 7 Star Arts shows – Classic Cabaret, Cabaret Beyond Borders and now Voices From The Golden Era, a new show which celebrates iconic singers and songs from the 1940s and 50s, with its first performance at The Jazz Room at The Bull’s Head Barnes on Sunday […]

Meet the Artist – Alex Hall

I’m quite meticulous about repertoire. I take into account venue size, who I’m performing with, even the day of the week, promoters, general audience etc. I think people are collectively much more in an upbeat mood on a Friday evening compared to Monday so it’s important I don’t ‘offend’ them with a 250BPM aggressive bebop track on a Monday evening, for example!

“For me, success is journeying towards ever more authentic and creative personal expression” – interview with Jasmina Kulaglich of Trio Bohème ahead of their concert at The Jazz Room on 9 July

Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in music? My cousin, a pianist, put me on the piano at the age of six. I immediately fell in love with the instrument because of the range of colours that can imitate the whole orchestra. For me, one of the great challenges for the pianist […]

“I’m a balladeer at heart” – interview with Matthew vanKan

Ahead of his Nat King Cole Centenary Celebration at The Jazz Room at The Bull’s Head, we caught up with singer-songwriter Matthew vanKan to find out more about his musical influences and inspirations….. Matthew vanKan Nat King Cole Centenary Celebration is at The Bull’s Head on Monday 24 June. BOOK TICKETS Who or what inspired […]

Meet the Artist – Mei-Ting Sun, pianist

Mei-Ting celebrates the birthdays of Franz Schubert and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in a special concert on 27 January. Find out more about Mei-Ting’s musical influences and inspirations…. Who or what inspired you to take up the piano and pursue a career in music? I started piano when I was three, so the question wasn’t so […]

Interview with Rick Simpson, jazz pianist

Award-winning jazz pianist and composed Rick Simpson makes his 7 Star Arts debut at The Jazz Room at The Bull’s Head on 26th June Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in music? Hmm…that’s hard to say. I think by the time I knew I wanted to music I hadn’t really met anyone […]

Meet the Artist – Natasha Hardy, singer-songwriter

I just love performing wherever I have an audience We talked to Natasha Hardy about influences, inspirations and more ahead of her Lost in Love concert at The Jazz Room on 20 May….. Who or what inspired you to take up singing and pursue a career in music? The thought of singing and acting appealed […]