Neoclassical Suite is a column that will present 7 recent, distinctive tracks of the neoclassical-modern classical-contemporary -and beyond!- music field. 

The Players

Igor Longhi


Pianist and composer Igor Longhi started his piano classical studies as a five-year-old kid.
During his musical life, he explored many different genres, from hard rock to reggae and in 2002, contributes forming the international reggae band Makakojump. From 2002 to 2012, the band released 4 full albums, 2 EPs and toured among all EU sharing the stage with a lot of international artists as Ky-Mani Marley, Manu Chao, Skatalites and much more.

During this years, he capitalizes on his musical influences, resulting from great masters such as Einaudi, Yiruma, Tiersen, evolving into an intimate, expressive music, making of classicism and minimalism his flag.

In 2015 he started writing soundtracks for documentaries, commercials and video clips.

Summer Swee-Singh

(neoclassical, cinematic)

Summer is a composer, studio and touring pianist/keyboardist, string arranger and contractor, orchestrator, and backing vocalist. Her studio and touring credits include KSHMR, Chon, Anthony Green, Circa Survive, Bebe Rexha, Chief Keef, Until the Ribbon Breaks, Naia Izumi, Roddy Ricch, Alexandra Shipp, Psychic Barber, and more. You can find out more about her on YouTube, Instagram, Spotify, Facebook, Twitter, and her official website. She is a proud AAPI and UC Berkeley alum.

Michael Llewelyn Barker

(neoclassical, solo piano)

Michael Llewelyn Barker is a composer and musician based in Deptford, South East London.

Michael’s love of cinema is equalled only by his passion for music; he is a lifelong cinephile equipped with an innate sense for the pace, rhythm and underlying emotions of a scene. He’s written scores for several shorts and feature films, including the award-winning animated dark comedy She’s Mine and the forthcoming World War II drama, Those Last Moments.

Michael’s musical aesthetic is contemporary, organic and authentic, and he possesses a keen ear for touching, lyrical melodies, sophisticated yet accessible harmonies and absorbing, evolving soundscapes.

Matthias Gusset


Matthias Gusset composes and interprets neo to post classical piano music. With its fine melodies, soft harmonies and clear structures one can hear a resemblance to minimal music and film score. After releasing his debut album ‘3’ in 2019, Matthias Gusset releases with ‘Almost There’ his first single of his upcoming album ‘Inbetween Bird Songs’.

Piotr Wiese

(neoclassical, solo piano)

Piotr Wiese is an acclaimed Polish composer, pianist and producer, who focuses on modern-classical, instrumental piano music, his main influences being Joep Beving, Otto Totland and Nils Frahm.

He started playing the piano at the tender age of 8, and composed his first piano miniatures as a teenager. His ever growing passion for music led him to the UK, where he obtained a Master’s Degree in Composition (2017) from the University of Bristol. The following year, Piotr released his first ever full length solo piano album Continuum independently, with which he managed to accumulate more than 2 million streams on Spotify.

Always looking for new projects to indulge his passion with, he went on to compose for film and theatre, while at the same time, like a genuine musical powerhouse, he found the time to release a series of successful piano singles and EPs. In 2019 Piotr put together a soundtrack for a documentary called “Irma Ineichen – Memories of Paris”, that screened on the most prolific Swiss film festival, 55. Solothurner Filmtage, while the exact same year musical ‘Pinocchio’, featuring his music written for symphony orchestra, had its premiere in many theatres throughout Poland. His latest single We Won’t Waltz Together was added to numerous official playlists by Spotify including the biggest Peaceful Piano.


(neoclassical, epic music)

Luminem plays from the heart to bring more light, love and harmony into the world.

Inspired by composers like Erik Satie and Ludovico Einaudi, Luminem creates soundscapes to evoke feeling and reflection in the listener.

Emotive piano, with occasional accompaniment, combines gently undulating tempo and elements of space. Music that creates a background ambience or reveals intricacies on closer listening. Fragments of Luminem melodies often linger in the mind.

Francisco José Villaescusa Epic Tales Orchestra

(neoclassical, epic music)

Francisco José Villaescusa is a Spanish composer who has published several works of instrumental music, including styles such as symphonic, new age, minimalist music, Celtic music; He has also worked in the composition of BSO and composing music for orchestra, piano, wind bands and concert bands.

Epic Tales Orchestra is a project of the artist Francisco José Villaescusa. This project encompasses cinematic and classical compositions with an orchestral and electronic basis.

Main influences include: Philip Glass, Ramin Djawadi, Hans Zimmer, Jóhann Jóhannsson, Danny Elfman, Max Richter…

The Music

Christos Doukakis