A man and a younger woman embark on an affair which they promise each other will not end in love, until they discover that life cannot be so simply constructed.
Liz, who has had an unhappy affair with a married man, meets a solo classical musician, Paul, in the foyer of a concert hall after she has been performing.
He invites her to audition for a new quartet.
He finds her attractive but to prevent any commitment he invents a story that he is married.
At the same time she also says she is married.