Newspapers in Italy are reporting today that Dolores O’Riordan will make her third appearance at the Vatican Christmas Concert this year.
Major Italian newspapers Il Giornale and La Repubblica report that Dolores will be alongside performers Riccardo Cocciante, Gigi D’Alessio, Claudio Baglioni, Dolcenera, Alex Britti, Black Eyes Peas, Negramaro, Mango, Nicky Nicolai and Stefano Di Battista Quartet this year. This year’s concert will take place on December 3, 2005 and will be broadcast on Italian TV network Canale 5 and on radio network RTL 102.5 at 9:00 PM on December 24.
Dolores last performed at the concerts for Pope John Paul II in 2001 and 2002 and was said to be one of his favorite singers. This will be Dolores’s first public performance in more than a year.
This year’s concert is dubbed”Concert for East Asian Missions,” as funds from the concert will be used to build churches and fund missionaries in East Asia.
More details as the concert date approaches! Thanks to rebel for the tip.