Tue, 12/15/2009 - 8:00pm - 11:00pm
WXXI-TV presents the two most popular programs that aired in December.
Tune in to WXXI-TV on Tuesday, December 15 at 8 p.m. for an encore presentation of two of the most popular programs that aired in December. They are:
Restoring a Masterpiece: The Renovation of the Eastman Theatre – Tuesday, December 15 at 8 p.m. WXXI-TV (DT21.1/cable1011/cable11) WXXI's latest production, Restoring a Masterpiece: The Renovation of the Eastman Theatre captures the fascinating story of this historic building and documents its restoration. Shot in high-definition, the one-hour documentary showcases the intricate renovation of a building that is itself a work of art. At the same time, it tells the story of the intertwined histories of the Eastman School of Music and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO), and demonstrates how a building can have a new life in the restoration of an historic downtown. Historic photographs, film, and video (including live performances from the Eastman School and the RPO amongst others) are featured.
Great Performances: Andrea Bocelli and David Foster: My Christmas – Tuesday, December 15 at 9 p.m. WXXI-TV (DT21.1/cable1011/cable11) Everyone’s favorite “Hitman,” David Foster joins superstar Andrea Bocelli for a new Christmas concert of holiday classics. Showcasing Bocelli’s unmistakable soaring vocals are lush new arrangements infused with the distinctive Foster touch. The inspiring concert performance, recorded at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, also features special musical guests Natalie Cole, Mary J. Blige, Reba McEntire, Welsh mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins, the Muppets and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Among the featured songs are “White Christmas,” “O Holy Night,” “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town,” “Jingle Bells,” “Silent Night,” “The Christmas Song,” “What Child Is This” and more.