Nagid has served in an interim capacity since July, according to the Palm Beach Daily News. Former general director R. Joseph Barnett stepped down in December 2003.
A native of Havana, Nagid studied at the National Conservatory of Music there before moving to the United States in 1969. She began working for the Palm Beach Opera as a volunteer in 1979 and was eventually hired as a full-time employee, working as education coordinator and artistic administrator.
The company also announced that tenor Plšcido Domingo will headline its annual gala benefit on February 27, 2005.