Hayley Westenra fulfilled a life-long dream
last night when she performed with her idol, Andrea
Bocelli, in front of a packed Christchurch audience.
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was a concert that came into being because of mutual admiration
between a blind 45-year-old Italian tenor and a 17-year-old
night the admiration spread much wider when Hayley
Westenra took to the stage with internationally
acclaimed Andrea Bocelli before an enraptured
Christchurch home audience.
and Bocelli, who chose Christchurch as the venue for their
sole New Zealand concert, performed a stunning duet to a
packed Christchurch Westpac Centre.
event was billed as a "magical pairing between the
voice of an angel and the fourth tenor".
pair will perform in Sydney, Brisbane and Perth this weekend.
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