Christchurch singer Hayley Westenra is back home to
perform with Italian star Andrea Bocelli.
DEAN KOZANIC/The Press
Christchurch singer Hayley Westenra tonight will
fulfil a childhood dream when she appears with Italian star
Andrea Bocelli at the Westpac Centre.
Westenra will sing a duet with her longtime hero in front
of her hometown crowd.
a kind of dream come true. His album was like, the very
first album I ever bought," Westenra said when she
arrived at Christchurch International Airport yesterday.
night tickets were still available for the show, though
they were premium tickets priced at $175, $275 and $375.
travelled straight to Christchurch after performing at a
pre-recorded Christmas concert at London's Royal Albert
in Christchurch, she admitted she was ready to go to bed.
for Westenra's parents, Gerald and Jill, the young singer
will leave again tomorrow to perform with Bocelli in Australia.