Beau Soir (Beautiful Evening) - The new release from Minnesota artists Judy Cummings (voice) & Cathy Victorsen (harp), is a beautiful collection of French art songs by Ravel, Faure, Hahn, and Debussy. After studying vocal performance in Europe and the United States, Judy Cummings has been singing opera and other classical vocal works for over 10 years. She has performed with the Minnesota Chorale, North Star Opera, and currently has an active soloist career in the Twin Cities area. The recording is a digital remastering of a live performance, capturing the ambiance and warmth of the large hall. Listeners will enjoy the uplifting musical selections and be able to follow the clearly worded English translations in the companion booklet. This CD, with it's beautiful French impressionist packaging, is a wonderful gift idea or addition to your own music library.