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

The Players

MDJ Matthias De Jaeger

(neoclassical, solo piano)

I ‘m MDJ – Matthias De Jaeger. A pianist and composer living in Ghent (Belgium).

I compose and perform romantic, peaceful, and filmic piano songs telling a story.

I also create my own artwork & videoclips.

Christina Higham

(neoclassical, contemporary)

Christina Higham is an Australian composer and pianist based in Melbourne. Her music is informed by memories of her rural childhood, the Australian landscape and questions about our human experience. Musical influences include Mozart, Chopin, Debussy, Phillip Glass and Yann Tiersen.

by Gunnarsson

(neoclassical, contemporary)

by Gunnarsson is a piano player and producer, who experiments with various sounds and play techniques to create his very own tracks with a unique piano-electronic crossover sound to relax or maditate, but with a conceptual message behind the songs.

Ema Shah

(neoclassical, modern classical)

Ema Shah (born June 7, 1981) is a Kuwait singer, composer, pianist, guitarist, actress, writer, dancer, and director. Her father is Kuwaiti and her mother is Iranian. At the Winter Film Awards of 2014 in New Your City, she won the award for Best Music Video, and won Best Short International Film at North Hollywood Cinema Festival 2016 and received Five awards at the Best Shorts Competition of 2013 in California and won Finalist Best Short Film at the Back in the Box Competition 2013 and received six nominations at the Best Shorts Competition and one in St Albans Film Festival of 2014 in UK for her Music Video Masheenee Alcketiara. In 2012, she sang to the Kuwaiti Prime minister the prince Nasser Mohammed Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah, a Song of the Kuwaiti heritage Sung by Abdel Halim Hafez.

Max Herman

(neoclassical, contemporary)

Max Herman is a composer, music producer and songwriter. He has produced, composed and written music for leading artists, instrumentalists, orchestras and movies. Max is now releasing music under his own name, with his most recent single “Unbroken” feat the talents of Florence + Machine harpist Tom Moth and renown cellist Gillian Wood.

Max Herman’s music is notable for integrating piano, electronic sounds, synth percussive sounds, soundscapes, beats and live instruments.

Alessandro Ligi

(neoclassical, instrumental)

Alessandro Ligi is a composer, musician and producer. He lives and works in Rome, Italy.

His music is studies for piano and orchestra conceived for the cinema.His songs have been included in hundreds of important playlists on Spotify including: Movie Soundtracks/-Themes di Tobias Scnheider – 144K followers; Concentration di FOXMUSIC – 40K followers; Reading Music di Trevor Reeves – 43K followers.

2019 is a creative year, i released two songs: “Pretend to Be and “Mother Night. Which were arranged thanks to the talent of Stefano de Meo, and recorded and mixed by genius Pino Iodice

Edward Delsing

(neoclassical, solo piano)

Edward grew up in rural Canada. When he was young, his parents bought him a piano, which quickly became his favorite thing in the world. He became drawn to instrumental piano music by Chopin, Beethoven, Vangelis, Yiruma and others, and fell in love with creating music at the piano at an early age. Edward has been performing and teaching music for 20 years, during which time he has been honing his craft as a composer.

Edward has written many styles of music, but his current focus is on writing instrumental contemporary classical music. His piano music is sentimental, relaxing, stirring, often nostalgic, and his melodic style has been compared to Ludovico Einaudi, Nils Frahm, and Max Richter. Edward has piano recordings coming out on BandCamp and all music streaming platforms throughout 2019 and beyond, including his anticipated debut album, Suncatcher (July 2019).

The Music

Christos Doukakis