Entries by 7 Star Arts

“the closest thing to perfect happiness is the knowledge that you are holding the audience rapt during a performance” – interview with pianist Anthony Hewitt

After a sell out concert in October, international concert pianist Anthony Hewitt returns to Cafe Yukari in Kew for a further salon-style concert on 18 November Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in music and who or what have been the most important influences on your musical life and career? My mother […]

Trader Faulkner recalls being paid to kiss Lady Olivier

“So much has been – and still is being – written about Vivien Leigh. I was lucky enough to know perhaps just a little of the magic and depth behind Scarlett O’Hara and Blanche DuBois. One of the 20th Century’s most beautiful and gifted actresses, Vivien was born over a century ago on 5 November, […]


We are delighted to have dates in the diary for autumn concerts and events at two of our favourite venues and featuring some of our most popular artists. COCKTAILS WITH VIVIEN Our brand new show Cocktails With Vivien is a celebration in music and words of the life and career of one of the greatest […]

An update on our forthcoming events

Due to the COVID19 crisis, we have postponed all forthcoming concerts until further notice. Please follow us on Twitter and/or Facebook or join our mailing list for updates. Meanwhile, the music plays on and pianist Mei-Ting, who has delighted and enthralled us with his performances ranging from Bach to Art Tatum, has launched his COVID19 […]


7 Star Arts’ newest show A celebration of the life & career of Vivien Leigh in music & words Wednesday 8 July at the OSO Arts Centre, Barnes “a moving, magical portrait of one of our greatest actresses” (audience member at debut show) Elena Lorenzi – vocals Stefano Marzanni – piano Graham Roos – narrator/writer […]

“Success is having the creative freedom to express yourself and play the music you love the most” – interview with Liza Bec

Ahead of Spiral Dial’s concert at The Jazz Room, a chance to get to know alternative multi-instrumentalist Liza Bec, her influences and inspirations, and a major challenge to her music career which she has overcome with an innovative and creative approach to music-making Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in music? As […]

“I live for music” – interview with singer Elena Lorenzi

Singer Elena Lorenzi conceived and performs in 7 Star Arts’ new show Cabaret Beyond Borders at Live at Zedel at Crazy Coqs Soho on Friday 31 January Who or what inspired you to take up singing, and pursue a career in music? It was life itself that showed me music as a path. I’ve been […]

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!