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Greek TV Series ‘Maestro’ Goes to NYC Before Netflix Release

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Maestro will be the first Greek TV show on Netflix. Credit: C21 Media / Twitter

“Maestro”, the acclaimed Greek television series about to be screened on Netflix, will be the subject of an event in New York.

The event hosted by the Consulate General of Greece will take place on Wednesday, March 15, 2023, at the Chiotes Hall of the Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New York City.

“Maestro” aka “Maestro in Blue” is the first ever exclusive worldwide distribution deal for a Greek scripted television series on the streaming platform Netflix and will launch worldwide on Friday, March 17th, 2023.

The event is hosted to celebrate the creator, writer, director and actor, Christoforos Papakaliatis, for the television series success and promotion of Greece abroad.

A screening of the series teaser will be presented followed by a Q & A with the creator and a cocktail reception.

Papakaliatis has recently stated: ”I hold Maestro very close to my heart and I feel deeply honored and happy that this story will travel around the world through Netflix. I’m looking forward to this journey.”

Story of Netflix’s Maestro

“Maestro in Blue” is produced by MEGA TV, created by Christoforos Papakaliatis, and stars: Christoforos Papakaliatis, Haris Alexiou, Maria Kavoyianni, Fanis Mouratidis, Marisa Triantafyllidou, Giannis Tsortekis, Antinoos Albanis, Stefania Goulioti, Klelia Andriolatou, Orestis Halkias and Giorgos Benos.

The television series is set in Greece on the island of Paxos. It follows a musician named Orestis, played by Papakaliatis, who travels to the small Greek island during the COVID-19 pandemic in order to set up a music festival from scratch.

Confronted with the small society of the island, he finds himself involved in a passionate love story that acts as the catalyst for the manifestation of all the social problems that plague an entire group of people. The characters, being connected to one another, are therefore complicit in the developments.

Speaking about the series in September 2022, Papakaliatis said, “I am very proud of this project because I think that artistically it is a unique moment, not only for me, but for everyone who was involved.”

“I am extremely lucky, because thanks to these actors, the story of ‘Maestro’ acquired meaning and substance. To me that matters. To be able to tell your story in the best possible way and for it to make sense,” Papakaliatis further added.

“The photography, the music, the editing, the cameras and all the collaborators, have all given their best in order to make a project in our language, which will also be able to stand worldwide,” he said.

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