Sex, drugs--and classical music--what happens behind the curtains at the symphony can be just as captivating as what happens on stage in the first trailer for Amazon Studios' Mozart in the Jungle. After debuting the pilot episode in February, the entire first season will be available to stream for Amazon Prime members on December 23. The show is created by Paul Weitz (About a Boy), Roman Coppola (The Darjeeling Limited), Jason Schwartzman (Moonrise Kingdom) and Alex Timbers (Peter and the Starcatcher)
Gael García Bernal (The Motorcycle Diaries) stars as Rodrigo, the hotshot new conductor of the New York Symphony. He is joined by Malcolm McDowell (Franklin & Bash) as Thomas, a more seasoned conductor being forced into retirement by Rodrigo, Lola Kirke (Reaching for the Moon) as the impressionable oboist Hailey, and Bernadette Peters (Smash) who plays Gloria, the Chairwoman of the Board of the symphony. Mozart in the Jungle also stars Saffron Burrows (Law & Order: Criminal Intent) as Cynthia, a cellist in the middle of an affair with Thomas, Peter Vack (CBGB) as Joshua, a talented dancer out of Julliard who becomes Hailey's love interest, and Hannah Dunne (This Is It) as Lizzie, Hailey's friend and roommate.
Check out the first footage from Mozart in the Jungle before streaming the entire first season later this month. If you want to see more from this upcoming series, the pilot episode is still available to watch in its entirety for free on Amazon Instant Video.