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Hayley Westenra announces national
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19 November 2003
singing sensation Hayley Westenra will tour New Zealand
in February, it was announced today.
The Christchurch 16-year-old made history earlier this
year when her album Pure became the fastest-selling debut
album in the British classical charts.
debuted No 1 in the British classical charts and went
into the pop charts at No 8.
this country, Pure topped the charts and has broken the
record for the number of weeks an album by a New Zealander
has been at No 1 – 10 weeks so far.
this month Westenra will perform before the Queen at this
year's Royal Variety Performance in Edinburgh.
dates are: Dunedin Feb 17, Christchurch Feb 18, Wellington
Feb 21, Hamilton Feb 25, Palmerston North Feb 27, Auckland
[Ed Note: National Tour of New Zealand]
thanks to Steve McDonald