Wiktor Bockman outstanding german conductor, more desired guest on the opera and concert stages, producer, artist director.
WB was born in Wroclaw in Poland. He studied from 1981 to 1986 at the music academy in Krakow with the violin faculty by the professor Daniel Stabrava (the first violine in the Berlin Philharmonia), by the professor Weslaw Kwashnij (the first violin in the Warsowia Symphony) and in the conductor faculty by Christof Penderezkij. The completion at the academy was followed by additional studies in Zurich (Switzerland) by Nathan Milstein and in Munich (Germany) by Jacob Gilman.
The following concerts in Europe (Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France and Poland and Russia) were a great succes. In this period Wiktor Bockman became a laureate violinist in many international competitions.
His special interest for conducting developed also during this time; when he, as a solo violinist, got the possibility to play with orchestras directed by famous conducters, such as Leonard Bernstein, Bernard Lang, Gomez Martinez, Sauljus Sondezkis, Jurosh Lajovic.
Later with Leonard Bernstein, and through the close cooperation with Mikhail Jurowski, Wiktor completed his education as a conductor.
Since the year 2001 follow invitations for conducting opera and symphonic works with the outstanding orchestras and opera theatres in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Spain, Romania, Poland, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Russia, Mexico, Venezuela, south Corea.
As a producer, artistic director and chief conductor, since 2005 he’s annually directing opera tours (among other operas of Rimsky-Korsakov “The Tsar's Bride“, Bizet "Carmen“, Verdi "La Traviata“, Rossini "Il Barbiere di Siviglia“ Puccini "Madama Butterfly, "La Bohème“ and Donizetti, "La Favorita“) in Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Holland, Luxembourg and Russia, with renowned opera ensembles.
WB is frequently as a jury member at international singing competitions.
He regularly works together with renowned artists from the concert and opera world.