Alejandro Sanz Performs in Sold-Out Show at BPC

By 
Berklee Office of Communications
November 12, 2013
Alejandro Sanz performs for a sold-out BPC.
Berklee president Roger H. Brown was on hand to honor the Latin pop superstar. Also pictured to Sanz's left, Larry Simpson, senior vice president for academic affairs/provost and to his Brown's right, alumnus Juan Luis Guerra '82.
Alejandro Sanz accepts his honorary degree.
Marianella Rojas sings "Y Si Fuera Ella" off Alejandro Sanz's fourth studio album, Más.
Eleni Arapoglou (left) and Adolfo Robles (right) perform a duet of "He Sido Tan Feliz Contigo."
Ernesto Rodriguez performs "Donde Convergemos."
Alejandro Sanz joins students on stage. Pictured (foreground): Alejandro Sanz and Johan Sotelo.
Cajon player Antonio Carmona has a laugh.
Alejandro Sanz breaks out the guitar to serenade the crowd.
Alejandro Sanz, backed up by student performers. Pictured (left to right): Marianella Rojas, Natalia Sulca, Barbara Fonseca, Eleni Arapoglou, Valeria Añez Chirinos (behind Alejandro), Adolfo Robles, Johan Sotelo, Andres Padró, Ernesto Rodriguez, Christian Yaipén.
Photo by Kelly Davidson
Photo by Kelly Davidson
Photo by Kelly Davidson
Photo by Kelly Davidson
Photo by Kelly Davidson
Photo by Kelly Davidson
Photo by Kelly Davidson
Photo by Kelly Davidson
Photo by Kelly Davidson
Photo by Kelly Davidson

Latin pop superstar Alejandro Sanz had a busy week at Berklee. The 15-time Latin Grammy Award winner put on a clinic for an enthusiastic group of Berklee students, before recieving an honorary doctorate in front of a sold-out crowd at the Berklee Performance Center. Berklee president Roger H. Brown was on hand to present Sanz with the honor, followed by a heartfelt speech from the superstar to the packed auditorium.

The ceremony was followed with a performance by the Sanz himself, joined by more than 40 Berklee students and faculty, who together performed hits spanning the star's illustrious career.

Click the photo above for a full slideshow of the event.