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Prom 21: The John Wilson Orchestra - Kiss Me, Kate

Cole Porter's award-winning 1948 musical Kiss Me, Kate with the John Wilson Orchestra and a cast of leading singers, recorded at the 2014 BBC Proms.

Cole Porter's award-winning 1948 musical Kiss Me, Kate with the John Wilson Orchestra and a cast of leading singers, recorded at the 2014 BBC Proms.

Presented by Suzy Klein at the Royal Albert Hall, London.

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.

Concert originally broadcast 02/08/2014.

2 hours, 45 minutes

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