Word is out that Diane Zola is to be the Metropolitan Opera’s Assistant General Manager, Artistic, a job formerly occupied by the late Robert Rattray. The position involves finding talent and keeping it happy.
Diane, Ukraine born and raised in Detroit, has been Director of Artistic Administration for Houston Grand Opera. After a singing career, she helped the Bolshoi Opera create its young artist program in Moscow.
She was once an intern at a law firm alongside Renee Fleming.