The rise and downfall of Chevalier de Saint-Georges, a French-Caribbean violinist, composer (“Black Mozart”) and son of an African slave, who rose to fame through his musical prodigy. But after falling out with Marie Antoinette and a complicated love life, Saint-Georges finds himself falling down a French society he was once at the top of.
- Kelvin Harrison Jr. as Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges
- Samara Weaving as Marie-Josephine de Montalembert
- Lucy Boynton as Marie Antoinette
- Marton Csokas as Marc René, marquis de Montalembert
- Alex Fitzalan as Louis Philippe II, Duke of Orléans
- Minnie Driver as Marie-Madeleine Guimard