Press release

Royal favourite Hayley Westenra to top the bill on Saga Pearl II

Monday 15 July 2013

Sail away this autumn on the Adriatic Homecoming classic cruise and
enjoy a star-studded musical line-up

Soprano Hayley Westenra will be joining Saga Pearl II Adriatic Homecoming cruise on November 22.

New Zealand-born Hayley has sold more than four million albums worldwide - her first No 1 album, Pure, became the fastest selling debut album in UK classical chart history.

Hayley, 26, is a Royal favourite and has sung for the Queen on four occasions as well as appearing in the Royal Variety Performance. Sleep On, dedicated to Prince William’s baby, is featured in her latest album, Hushabye.

Joining Hayley on this melodic cruise will be The Operababes, The Gondolier Trio and the Venetian Three Tenors. Passengers will also enjoy a Venetian masked ball and Venetian dinner on Saga Pearl II.

The 24-night all-inclusive cruise also includes the opportunity to visit the ancient ruins of Cartagena, Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, mythical Corfu, historic Split and, of course, the beautiful city of Venice.

Saga Pearl II's return to Classic Cruising starts from £2749 for 24 nights which includes travel to and from Southampton, travel insurance and cancellation cover, all meals and house drinks, room service, welcome cocktail party and Captain’s dinner, all entertainment and activities and all gratuities.

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