“(Tristan is) Virtually flawless...a cause for celebration. Here, at last, is a serious new musical with a gorgeous score and witty lyrics that deserve to rank with the best of the post-Sondheim generation.”
EYE WEEKLY (TORONTO)
“a runaway hit”
ST. CATHARINES STANDARD
“I was intensely moved by the original musical TRISTAN...I raced to buy the CD.”
CLASSICAL 96.3 FM
“something to celebrate”
NOW MAGAZINE (TORONTO)
“one truly spectacular gem”
TRISTAN (based on the short story by Thomas Mann) is a love story set in the German Alps in the early 1900s. It is a soaring romance set to music, where music itself becomes the ultimate catalyst.
Jay Turvey is an actor/singer based in Toronto. He has worked at the Shaw and Stratford Festivals, and has appeared in Toronto productions of Les Miserables and The Lion King. Paul Sportelli is a musical director/conductor and pianist. He is the music director of the Shaw Festival and has conducted on Broadway (Aspects of Love) and in Toronto (Beauty and the Beast). Paul and Jay are Dora Award-winning composers for Little Mercy's First Murder (book and lyrics by Morwyn Brebner).
NOTE: TRISTAN IS AVAILABLE FOR DIGITAL DOWNLOAD AT MOST ONLINE STORES (SEE WWW.JAYPAULPROJECT.COM). TRISTAN IS AVAILABLE FOR HARD COPY PURCHASE HERE AT CD BABY.COM.