Happy 80th Birthday, Dan Guerrero

Happy 80th Birthday, Dan Guerrero

Today, The Soraya celebrates Dan Guerrero on his 80th birthday. Guerrero is an award-winning television producer and a director of live arts and culture concert events at prestigious venues including the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion for the Los Angeles Opera, the Cite de la Musique in Paris, and the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. Here's a look back at Guerrero's stellar moments at The Soraya, from an interview with Linda Ronstadt to the unforgettable mariachi opera Cruzar la Cara de la Luna

1. Interview with Linda Ronstadt 

In September 2015, The Soraya's partnership with Dan Guerrero began with an intimate conversation with music legend Linda Ronstadt, discussing her musical journey and what music has meant to her life. Watch a snippet of Ronstadt's rare appearance at The Soraya below. 

2.Vote or Die Laughing with Culture Clash

Just before the 2016 presidential election, Dan Guerrero directed a hilarious evening starring Culture Clash. Take a look back to that uproarious night, which brought together notable artists such as Santa Cecilia, Cristela Alonzo, Buyepongo, Pacifico Dance Company, and Marga Gomez.

Culture Clash's Ric Salinas, Herbert Siguenza, Richard Montoya (Photo: Luis Luque )
Pacifico Dance Company (Photo: Luis Luque)
La Santa Cecilia (Photo: Luis Luque)
Herbert Siguenza, Ric Salinas, Dan Guerrero, Richard Montoya (Photo: )

3. Cruzar la Cara de la Luna

Tackling a timely tale, Dan Guerrero directed this extraordinary cross-border story of two families and three generations in Cruzar la Cara de la Luna. Watch Guerrero discuss bringing this mariachi opera to The Soraya stage in February 2018.