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Art -according to art- is... perhaps 'something else'! Aug 1, 2016
- Tristan Maestro was last seen:
- Feb 23, 2019
The award-winning artist Tristan (George Arkomanis), constitutes one of the most distinguishable and talented cases in the field of worldwide art. His unique capacity as a magician, composer and conductor, has made the internationally recognized sleight of hand artist Michael Ammar, to attribute to him the nickname “The Maestro Magician”.
- Real Name:
- George Arkomanis
He was born in Athens and from a very young age he was in contact with arts, growing in a cultural home - an artists’ draw. He started early his education as a musician, while at the same time he made his first steps in the world of magic, practicing amateurish tricks.
He attended studies of major music scholars, getting degrees in “Special Harmony”, “Counterpoint”, “Fugue” (National Music Academy), “Composition” and “Conducting” (University Of West London, LCM). Furthermore, he is the first Greek who gained the postgraduate title “FLCM”.
He took part in conferences, seminars, workshops and master classes (magic, music, music therapy, performance, kinaesthetic, philosophy, psychology, parapsychology, child psychology, sociology etc.) of major artists (Kevin James, Jeff McBride, John Howard, Eugene Burger, Etienne Pradier, Theodore Antoniou, Lee Alex, Michael Vincent and many more).
He started his professional course as a magician in 2005, co-funding the well-known artistic team “Arko Magic”, which took part as a finalist in the competitive show “Greece Got Talent 2010”, leaving the judges and the spectators truly breathless!
Since then and until now, he has made plenty of appearances on theatres, TV & radio shows, concert halls, hotels, restaurants, night clubs, casinos, events, homes, places for kids' entertainment etc. He has “amazed” both kids and adults during marriages, baptisms/christenings, dances, banquets, conferences, companies’ galas, parties etc. Also, he has undertaken the promotion, presentation and advertisement of several products, creating innovative “magic” ideas!
He has co-operated with: MTV, Hilton Hotel, National Opera, National Geographic, Disney Frozen, Regency Casino, Mega Channel, TV & Video Conference, MLS, British Embassy, Friday’s, Expo Athens, Intercontinental Hotel, Make A Wish, Galaxy, Xmas Factory, Gialino Music Theater, University Of Indianapolis, NN Group, Caravel Hotel, ANT1, Megaron, Sephora, Soho Club, Rex Theater, Technopolis, An Art Artistry, Think Digital, Chill Out, Avenue Mall, Theasis, Apostoli, Politechnio Theater, Wella, Grammatosimo, Theocharakis Foundation, Pizza Hut, St. George Lycabettus Hotel, River West, Occhio Lounge Bar, NET, Dais Theater, Mushroom Club, Kivotos, Beer Academy, RIK, Magic Flute, The Mall Athens, Brauhaus, Magic Happens, Anemos Club, MEC Peanias, Metropolitan Hotel, Hug, Manos School, Golden Hall, Flocafe, IANOS, Athenaeum, Palmie Bistro, Allou Fan Park, Half Note, Agora, Everyday, Elaion Loft, Hytirio Theater, Divani Apollon Palace, Sui Generis, Goody’s, Germanos, Bier Keller, Dandolina, Circus Dayz, Balux, Athens Heart, Malliaras School, Smart Park, Babylino, El Convento Del Arte, Blanos Center, Athens Science Festival, Passepartout, Marousi Plaza, Varkiza Resort, International School Of Athens, Santa Claus Kingdom, Goulandris Museum, 3D Mapping, Mare West, Star Channel and many others.
His amazing shows are a unique spectacle where magic, music, speech and movement blend together and compose a new - exciting area of expression and meaning. Through impressive illusions, brilliantly mind games and virtuosic sleight of hand demonstrations, takes spectators into an immersive world, full of mystery, suspense, humor and feeling! (Tristan Magic Show, Magic, Shadows In The Dust, Magic Music, One Magic Show, Metaphysical Magic Show, Magic & Science, Wonders Of Magic and many others).
He has taught magic and music in various art & culture halls, academic institutions etc. (International Brotherhood Of Magicians, The Greek Academy Of Conjurers, Thoukididios Cultural Organization, Centre Of Classical & Contemporary Music etc.). He has also written articles, speeches, interviews, essays and poems of general content, but mainly about arts, society, supernatural, life etc. Many of those have been published in newspapers and magazines (Ta Nea, Vimagazino, Magician, Ogdoo and much more).
He is considered -maybe- the only one worldwide, who is involved especially with music in the art of magic and he has given seminars, master classes and lectures about it. (Music In The Art Of Magic, Magic Music, Music & Performance Arts etc.) He has composed innovative music for many artists as well as shows, performances, movies, theatres, documentaries, advertisements etc. (Magic, Children Of Internment, Edgar Allan Poe, Almare, Cube, Mirror Forrest, Marble Thoughts and many others).
He has brought out five music albums (Giati M’ Agapises 2011, Rainy Night 2013, Fake Truths 2014, Confessions 2015, Music Gallery 2016), one DVD (Shadows In The Dust 2016) as well as other music works, accompanying album of other artists (Martero - Back To The Future, ASMA - At Tonal etc.).
He is a member, seminar coordinator and music director of the International Brotherhood Of Magicians (I.B.M.). Also, he is a member of the Greek Academy Of Conjurers, the International Magicians Society (I.M.S.) and a premier member of Las Vegas Magic & Mystery School.
He has been awarded with countless distinctions, honored and dithyrambic reviews both as a magician and as a composer at festivals and competitions.
He offers with his great social contribution -unselfishly- his magic at schools, constitutions, families and other people that belong to susceptible groups.
Tristan manipulates the senses of the audience through innovative and impressive Magic shows of high-standard, adjusted to the frames and needs of each event, having always in mind the quality entertainment through art. His work is characterized by uniqueness, creativity, professional, artistic and aesthetic consistence, and that is why he is accounted in the most important and popular Greek Magicians!