Entries by 7 Star Arts

Meet the Artist – Odette, singer-songwriter

I am now very much inspired by the public who have reacted very positively to my music Meet singer-songwriter Odette ahead of her gig at The Jazz Room at The Bull’s Head on 13 February   Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in music? It just happened, really. In my early to […]

Iconoclassics at The Jazz Room

7 Star Arts announces the launch of a new series of concerts in the iconic Jazz Room at the Bull’s Head Iconoclassics features leading, critically-acclaimed classical musicians, more at home in the world’s great concert halls than in a jazz club but all happy to break free from the conventional classical music scene. The small […]

Meet the Artist – Rowan Hudson, jazz pianist

The nature of improvised music means that it’s very rare that everything falls together perfectly in real time, and in a way that’s not the point. Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in music? It’s actually very hard to pin it down to anything very concrete, I think partly because I can’t […]

Classic Gershwin on BBC London

Susan Porrett (actress and writer of Classic Gershwin) and Yvonne Evans (Director of 7 Star Arts) will be appearing on the Jo Good show on BBC London at 1pm on Wednesday 10 January to talk about The Cinema Museum London & “Classic Gershwin” (which plays at The Cinema Museum on Saturday 13th January). Featuring music […]

Win a pair of tickets to Classic Gershwin at The Cinema Museum

Classic Gershwin, 7 Star Arts’ acclaimed portrayal of the life of George Gershwin in music and words, will be at The Cinema Museum in Kennington, south London for one night only on Saturday 13 January 2018. For a chance to win a pair of tickets to this “terrific” concert, answer the following question: How are […]

Meet the Artist – Alena Walentin, flautist

Who or what inspired you to take up flute and pursue a career in music? Thinking back to how I’ve started flute and came to the UK, I think of the phrase “it was meant to be”. According to my parents, every time I heard music, I would start singing, so I’ve been singing since […]

Meet the Artist…..Stefanos Tsourelis

Ahead of his concert at the Jazz Room at The Bull’s Head on 14 November, we spoke to guitar and oud player and composer Stefanos Tsourelis about his musical influences and inspirations, and more….. Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in music? I was inspired and motivated by my music heroes like […]

‘Driftwood’ by Klara Smith

A taster of Klara Smith’s beautiful papercuts with music by David le Page, composed in response to Klara’s work, ahead of the concert and exhibition opening on Saturday 4th November at Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre Book tickets

Meet the Artist……Liam Stevens, piano

Who or what inspired you to take up the piano and pursue a career in music? I loved football, but I wasn’t going to make it as a footballer even though I loved it. Then I discovered that I didn’t have to play only classical music on the piano. Joining a soul band at high school […]

7 Star Arts’ Susan Porrett in ‘The Slaves of Solitude’ at Hampstead Theatre

Our wonderful friend and actress Susan Porrett, creator of our acclaimed multi-genre productions Classic Gershwin, Divine Fire, Sweet Harmony and Chekhov’s Grand Piano, will be appearing at Hampstead Theatre in ‘The Slaves of Solitude’, a play by Nicholas Wright adapted from a novel by Patrick Hamilton, which weaves a fascinating blend of dark hilarity and […]