A group of Rochester rockers has teamed up with classically trained Eastman School of Music musicians for a collaborative concert that blurs the lines between the classical and pop worlds. "Sonic Cluster" will feature a set co-written by classical pianist Olga K. Shupyatskaya and rock musicians Forrest Green (Pleistocene; Beastman), Tyler Farren (Stress), and Matt Werts (Pleistocene; Stress) as well as the premiere of a new work, "In Transit" by composter Jung Sun Kang, commissioned especially for this program. The program will also include works by Rachmaninoff and Enrique Lacarcel. Percussionist Matt Witten, bassist Spencer Phillips, pianist Futaba Niekawa, baritone Nicholas Wiggins, and Kang are also listed to perform.
"Sonic Cluster" will be performed Wednesday, July 20, at the Eastman School's Ray Wright Room (Room 120), 26 Gibbs Street. 7:30 p.m. $10. esm.rochester.edu.