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 Hayley Westenra
Young soprano from New Zealand who's music has crossed over into the mainstream, ranging from traditional music to classical
Hayley Westenra: Youngest Ever Solo Artist To Tour The UK
Hayley Westenra
Picture: Decca/Simon Fowler

Hayley Westenra: Youngest Ever Solo Artist To Tour The UK

After becoming the UK's fastest selling classical artist of all time with her debut album ‘Pure’ (having spent 8 weeks in the Top 10 of the Official UK Album Chart and 15 weeks in the Top 20), 16 year old Classical crossover artist Hayley Westenra will become the become the youngest solo singer to tour the UK later this month.

The eight-date tour of the UK is in support of the New Zealand native’s first UK single, a cover of the Kate Bush classic ‘Wuthering Heights’.

Tour dates were as follows: (This tour is now completed - check out HWI's coverage HERE)


20th - Nothampton, Derngate Theatre
21st - Llandudno, North Wales Theatre
24th - Manchester, Bridgewater Hall
25th - Bradford, St George's Hall
28th - Cardiff, St David's Hall
29th - London, The Palladium   
31st - Eastbourne, Congress Theatre


1st - Bournemouth, Pavillion

The release date for ‘Wuthering Heights’ is set to be confirmed shortly. ‘Pure’ is out now.

Young Classical Singer Breaks Chart Records 22 Sep 2003
Hayley Westenra has broken all records with the fastest-selling debut album in the history of the UK classical charts

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