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“GUCCI”
HARPER’S BAZAAR ARABIA - APRIL 2017
MODELS: Grace Mahary, Ajak Deng, Jourdana Phillips, Lameka Fox and Nykhor Paul
PHOTOGRAPHER: Silja Magg
STYLIST: Katie Trotter
MAKE-UP: Toni Malt
HAIR: Seiji

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06.20.17 On the eve of Petr Kotik’s 75th birthday, S.E.M. ensemble staged a recital at their HQ on Willow Place in Brooklyn Heights. The evening began with Kotik’s delicate ‘Etude 7 for Oboe’ (1962) for solo oboe played by Jacqueline Leclair. Robert Boston then brilliantly performed Philip Glass’ dizzying ‘Two Pages’ (1968) for organ. This was followed by excellent performances of Kotik’s vocal pieces ‘There is Singularly Nothing’ (1972) and ‘Many Many Women’ (1975-78) [excerpt] featuring Roberta Michel and Petr Kotik on flute, William Lang and James Roger on trombones with the intertwining voices of sopranos Kamala Sankaram and Vivian Yau with baritones Jacob Ingbar and Jeffrey Gavett.



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President Barack Obama and his wife, First Lady Michelle Obama are greeted by Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh after landing by helicopter at Windsor Castle for a private lunch on April 22, 2016. Earlier in the day, President Obama praised the Queen, calling her ‘one of his favorite people’ and 'a real jewel to the world’ during his press conference with Prime Minister David Cameron.