He is a small grey bird and he can talk a little, although I think he might be envious that he cannot sing.
At least, whenever I sing and he's nearby, he makes a terrible racket."This book is about how Hayley Westenra (the author) singing career started and how far she has gone in the last 2 decades of her life and her experiences singing for world-famous people and travelling around the globe . Enjoyed reading this book Hayley Dee Westenra (born 10 April 1987) is a New Zealand soprano, classical crossover artist, songwriter and UNICEF Ambassador.
New Zealand soprano Hayley Westenra is engaged to her long-term partner Arnaud Sabard, it has been confirmed.
The news was confirmed by Hayley's father Gerald Westenra after reports had emerged that Arnaud Sabard proposed to the 24-year-old singer while on holiday in New Zealand.
I even converted mom into a fan :) (And mom was I love Hayley Westenra....
she has an amazing voice, her songs always put me in a better mood. I'm a fan of Charlotte Church and Hayley's name came up in 'my amazon' section. I was blown away by her 'Pure' album and couldn't stop listening to it.
Pure is the fastest-selling international début classical album to date, having made Westenra an international star at age 16.
This is her story, from her firs Hayley's first performance as 'Little Star' in a Christmas play was perfectly pitched, beautifully sung and enthusiastically received. Now, at the tender age of twenty, she is the fastest-selling debut classical artist ever.
Across classical music to easy listening, folk and pop style songs, Christchurch soprano Hayley Westenra has performed songs in English, Italian, German, French, Portuguese, Latin, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Taiwanese and Māori from west to east, from north to south all around the world.
Westenra has performed for dignitaries around the world.
Hayley has recently returned to London and is due to begin her UK Paradiso tour at the end of the month, starting in Gateshead on 29th February before performing in Rhyl, Northampton, Manchester, Southend and Bournemouth in March.
Hayley's first performance as 'Little Star' in a Christmas play was perfectly pitched, beautifully sung and enthusiastically received. Now, at the tender age of twenty, she is the fastest-selling debut classical artist ever.