(she/her) Peruvian-American mezzo-soprano Kelly Guerra was noted as a “standout” in the Wall Street Journal, for her performance with the Tanglewood Music Center as Mrs. Doc in Leonard Bernstein's A Quiet Place. Guerra "created a sensation" (BravoCalifornia) singing the role of Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro in Santa Barbara.
is represented by
The Lighthouse Opera Company, 2021
Opera Santa Barbara, 2020
Opera Santa Barbara, Nov-19
Guerra has been featured at the Lucerne Festival, Tanglewood Music Center, and the Bard Music Festival. Guerra has performed with a variety of ensembles including the Albany Symphony, Santa Barbara Symphony, Garden State Philharmonic, The Orchestra Now, Contemporaneous, Opera Parallèle and BluePrint. Other roles in her repertoire include Dorabella in Così fan Tutte, Charlotte in Werther, and Sesto in Giulio Cesare.
As a first-generation American and native of Southern California, Kelly is passionate about producing projects that raise awareness and monetary aid for detained immigrants in the USA as well as performing excellent music composed by underrepresented groups.
— Berkshire Eagle