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Prom 21 (part 1): The John Wilson Orchestra - Kiss Me, Kate

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Live from the Royal Albert Hall, the John Wilson Orchestra is joined by a cast of leading singers for a performance of Cole Porter's award-winning 1948 musical Kiss Me, Kate.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Suzy Klein

Kiss Me, Kate with the John Wilson Orchestra and a cast of leading singers, live at the BBC Proms

Cole Porter: Kiss Me Kate

Fred Graham / Petruchio ..... Ben Davis
Lilli Vanessi / Katherine Minola ..... Alexandra Silber
Bill Calhoun / Lucentio ..... Tony Yazbeck
Lois Lane / Bianca ..... Louise Dearman
John Wilson Orchestra
John Wilson (conductor)

The appearances of John Wilson and his orchestra have become one of the annual highlights of the Proms. Following the enormous success of the staged performance of My Fair Lady in 2012, John Wilson returns to perform Cole Porter's Tony Award-winning musical Kiss Me, Kate in its original 1948 arrangements. He is joined by a cast of leading singers in this irreverent reworking of The Taming of the Shrew - a play within a play.

3 hours, 15 minutes

Last on

Sat 2 Aug 2014 19:30

Music Played

  • Cole Porter

    Kiss Me, Kate - Overture

    Performer: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Cole Porter

    Kiss Me, Kate - Another Op'nin', Another Show

    Performer: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Cole Porter

    Kiss Me, Kate - Why Can't You Behave?

    Performer: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Cole Porter

    Kiss Me, Kate - Wunderbar

    Performer: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Cole Porter

    Kiss Me, Kate - So in Love

    Performer: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Cole Porter

    Kiss Me, Kate - Padua Street Scene

    Performer: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Cole Porter

    Kiss Me, Kate - Tom, Dick or Harry

    Performer: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Cole Porter

    Kiss Me, Kate - Rose Dance

    Performer: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Cole Porter

    Kiss Me, Kate - I've Come To Wive It Wealthily In Padua

    Performer: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Cole Porter

    Kiss Me, Kate - I Hate Men

    Performer: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Cole Porter

    Kiss Me, Kate - Were Thine That Special Face

    Performer: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Cole Porter

    Kiss Me, Kate - I Sing Of Love

    Performer: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Cole Porter

    Kiss Me, Kate - First Act Finale

    Orchestrator: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.

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