Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli will perform a concert at Collins Barracks, Cork in July 2005.

Aiken Promotions announced today that the world-famous tenor will perform one concert at the venue on 15 July next.

Jim Aiken, Aiken Promotions, said: "We are delighted to be bringing Andrea Bocelli to Cork for the first time."

"He has been long sought after and it seems most appropriate to be bringing Andrea Bocelli to Cork in 2005."

Tickets for the concert, priced from €55 to €155, will go on sale Monday 4 April at 9.00am from usual outlets nationwide.