With the ensemble in the lead up to the conducting competition, Hailey has to decide if she should find better replacement musicians in certain sections at least for the competition, in addition to needing someone to play the flowerpots. In that aspect, she begins to hear certain musicians she knows with a new set of ears. With the orchestra, Gloria has to figure out how to emerge from the rubble that was the performance for the pope, she, without hearing the final product, banking on composer Hesby Ennis who has finally come through with a composition after being commissioned eight years ago. Gloria hedges her bets in Hesby being able to bring the orchestra back into prominence. And Rodrigo is still running away from the Requiem, about which he receives counsel from his new spirit muse (one he arguably does not want), he turning to Egon's experimental dance project with and about him. That experience channels into his coaching of Hailey. With the Queen's Phil, Thomas has some old ...
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The music for the fictional Hesbe Ennis's 'Asyla' is provided by real-life British composer and conductor Thomas Adès
, an artist of impressive talent. When asked if MITJ could pass off his music as that of the elusive character Hesbe, Tom immediately asked if his friend John Cameron Mitchell
, who had told him he was acting on the show, would be playing his artistic alter ego! The answer was no: John had been cast as the choreographer Egon, not the acclaimed composer. See more
Anemic Grieg Piano Concerto
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