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Hayley Westenra To Tour US With Il Divo

November 11th, 2005 6:39am EST
Hay;ey Westenra18-year-old International singing sensation Hayley Westenra has received the coveted opening slot on Il Divo's US tour. Set to begin January 31st in Wallingford, CT, the songstress will tour with the band across the United States until the end of February -- approximately 14 dates.

The young singer is familiar with the US having toured many cities last year with her chart-topping debut CD, Pure, which sold over 2 million copies worldwide. On October 18th, Hayley, whom the New York Times called "the voice of an angel," released her follow up CD, Odyssey, in the United States on Decca. The CD features an amazing rendition of Joni Mitchell's "Both Sides Now," which showcases Hayley's new found vocal maturity, as well as an inspired duet, "Dell'amore non sis a," with worldwide icon Andrea Bocelli.

Hayley Westenra has charmed audiences across the globe with invitations that had her performing in front of Her Majesty the Queen of England, President George Bush and Prime Minister Tony Blair. She is one of the youngest artists ever to perform in such prestigious venues as Carnegie Hall, Sydney Opera House, Royal Albert Hall and Wembley Arena. She is also one of the youngest ambassadors ever for Unicef.

Catch Hayley Westenra and Il Divo on the following dates:
January 31 Wallingford, Conn. Oakdale Theatre
February 2 Boston, Mass. Wang Center
February 3 Washington, DC DAR Constitution Hall
February 4 Atlantic City, N.J Borgata
February 10 New York, N.Y. Radio City
February 11 New York, N.Y. Radio City
February 12 Philadelphia, Pa. Kimmel
February 16 Detroit, Mich. Detroit Opera House
February 17 Chicago, Ill. Chicago Theatre
February 18 Minneapolis, Minn. Northrop Aud
February 22 Seattle, Wash. Benaroya
February 23 Portland, Ore. Theatre of Clouds
February 25 Los Angeles, Calif. Universal Amphitheatre
February 26 San Francisco, Calif. Davies Symphony Hall


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