Wiktor Bockman outstanding german conductor, more desired guest on the opera and concert stages, producer, artist director of the opera and concert association “Artist Direction Stage” in Switzerland, general director and art council of the Classic Festival Aspendos in Turkey (antic theatre), chief guest conductor of the academic opera and ballet theatre Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.
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, Aleksander Rudin, Sauljus Sondezkis, Jurosh Lajovic, Michail Jurowski.
Through the influence of the Slavic and the Western music stiles the artistic professionality grows, the musical expression sharpens, finally a serious desire to ascend behind the conductors desk.
Since the year 2000 follow invitations for conducting opera and symphonic works with the outstanding orchestras and opera theatres in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Romania, Poland, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Russia, Venezuela, south Corea
WB receives invitations as a jury member of the major international singing competitions
Wiktor Bockman also uses his violin experience in his conducting (physical proximity for each musical tune, sensitivity for sound term, possibility to extract the maximum out of every instrument).