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Igor Karsko

Igor Karško was born in Slovakia. He studied under Karol Petroczi at the Conservatory of Music in Kosice and under Jiri Tomasek at the Prague Academy of Music where he graduated with honours. In Prague he also received lessons in chamber music and conducting. In 1991 he was invited by Lord Yehudi Menuhin to the Menuhin Academy in Gstaad (Switzerland) , where he studied under Alberto Lysy and Yehudi Menuhin. He became a member of the Camerata Lysy and the Gustav Mahler youth symphony orchestra conducted by Claudio Abbado, and he became concert leader of the State Philharmonia Kosice. Since 1991 he has been a member of “The Serenade Strings Trio”. He has given solo and chamber music concerts all over Europe. Since 1993 he has been concert leader of the Lucerne symphony orchestra