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Monastyrska makes winning Met debut in 'Aida'

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NEW YORK (AP) — With a big shimmering sound, Liudmyla Monastyrska was the chief attraction of the Metropolitan Opera's revival of Verdi's "Aida." The 37-year-old Ukrainian soprano made her Met debut in the opening performance of the run Friday night and displayed something of a rarity these days — a dramatic voice capable of filling the Met in a core Verdi role. Her high notes were...