performs duet on stage with idol
Devine, Western Mail
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A 16-YEAR-OLD girl last night told of her excitement
at being plucked from a theatre audience to sing a duet
with one of the world's biggest classical music stars.
Holyoake, from Newport, sang Ave Maria with
Hayley Westenra at the North Wales
Theatre in Llandudno.
sixth former, who sings with male voice choirs in South
Wales, is a member of the star's international fan club
[ED:That's us folks!] and first met
her when she was in concert at St David's Hall in Cardiff
pair met again last Saturday when Holly asked to perform
a duet with Westenra in the foyer of St David's Hall,
when the star was signing copies of her album Pure.
Westenra obliged and when she spotted Holly in the audience
the pair resumed their recently-formed partnership.
said, "I was thrilled to perform with Hayley. She's
an inspiration to me and to stand on the same stage
as your idol and perform a duet is a fantastic once-in-a-lifetime
Holly's International Fan Club