Young director Rodrigo De Souza is appointed chief of the New York Symphony Orchestra, which he wants to modernize, as ancient former maestro Thomas is retired by the board. The musicians speculate about the future, while indulging in a wild night-life, also with sexy Juliards dancers. Young Oboeist Hailey, getting by as tutor, is late due to traffic for Rodrigo's blind audition, but plays anyway and seduces him, as he was still around, bumping an assistant. Written by
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During Rodrigo's Introduction a part of Beethoven's 9th is playing. The same theme also plays a major role in Stanley Kubrick's 'A Clockwork Orange', in which Malcolm McDowell (Thomas) stars as protagonist Alex. See more
Hailey, oboists are a rare commodity these days. Strings, on the other hand, we're like hyenas fighting over the same dead animal.
Scheherazade Op.35 : II. The story of the Kalander prince
Written by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
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