William Bastian

About Bill

Bill Bastian has sung over 40 opera roles and 75 different oratorio roles as a tenor and a countertenor over a career that has ranged from Milwaukee to Nashville to London.  A frequent soloist with the LSCO and the DSSO, Bill also teaches (currently at the College of St. Scholastica).  Bill and his wife Laurie founded Northern Opera Theatre Experience – a local opera company which brought professional opera to Twin Ports audiences through the 1990s.  Bill’s recent projects have included his expanding guitar repertoire.

Roles with Loon

  • King Kaspar in Amahl & The Night Visitors
  • King Kaspar in Amahl & The Night Visitors (2012)
  • Jupiter in Semele
  • Oberon in A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Tamino in The Magic Flute