Realizing George Eastman's Vision

Courtesy: University of Rochester

The completion of the Wolk Atrium and the Hatch Recital Hall at the Eastman Theatre was highlighted on WXXI-TV Monday night.

The new documentary Restoring a Masterpiece: The Vision Realized is a companion to the acclaimed film about the restoration of Kodak Hall, Restoring a Masterpiece: The Renovation of the Eastman Theatre.

This latest phase of the renovation project completes George Eastman's original vision for the Eastman School of Music and Theatre to extend along Main Street to Swan. Click Here to learn more.

Additional highlights of WXXI's coverage of the grand opening week at the new facility:

-Brenda Tremblay interviewed RPO music Director Christopher Seaman about his philosophy of conducting The Messiah

-Julia Figueras conducted a rare interview with famed glass sculptor Dale Chihuly about his piece hanging in the Wolk Atrium

-Brenda Tremblay interviewed William Weinert before his opening concert leading the Eastman Philharmonia