Zenaida des Aubris is a Consultant for International Cultural Events, living in Berlin. Born in Argentina, she has over 25 years experience in management and production of classical music in the United States, Europe and Asia. She was the personal manager of Jean-Pierre Ponnelle (1980-1988) and Lorin Maazel (1993-1997). In 1997/98 Zenaida des Aubris was General Project Manager for the open-air production of Puccini's "Turandot in the Forbidden City", Beijing, China, with Zubin Mehta conducting and directed by Zhang Yimou. Other international entertainment projects in China followed. 2002-2004 she was the first General and Artistic Director of the newly built Hangzhou Grand Theater in China, followed by the Artistic Administration for the first two seasons of the Palau de les Arts in Valencia, Spain in 2005-2006. Currently, she is a coach for young opera singers who need to move their career forward without an agent.