Upcoming Appearances

Indre's new course Brain Myths Exploded: Lessons from Neuroscience has just been released by The Great Courses
. Available in DVD and audio only formats, as well as online streaming. Details here.

You can also find her co-hosting a web series called
Science in Progress on VRV and Tested.com, which features the tools that scientists need to make to answer the questions that drive their research.


This Weekend!
The Man Who Mistook his Wife for a Hat
Indre will be directing this one-act for Pasadena Opera, exploring neuroscience in music.
March 10-11th, 2018
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA
Tickets $45-$65

Pasadena Opera
Indre co-founded this company with Dana Sadava in 2014 and is the current Creative Director. Details here.

Chamber Music

Cadence Podcast: Live Taping
Deep into Season 2, Indre and the producers of Cadence will present a live taping of an episode featuring music composed and performed in concentration camps during the Holocaust.
February 4th, 2018 2pm
Sol Recital Hall
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
50 Oak St
San Francisco, CA

Voice + Strings: Conversations in Music
Vocallective is working on a project designed to investigate the relationship between music and empathy. www.TheEnsembleProject.com.

Copland's songs based on Emily Dickinson poems
Indre commissioned Noah Luna to arrange these 12 songs for soprano and string quartet. She is currently working on an album of newly-commissioned music for voice and string quartet on the theme of Time.

Recent Appearances

Opera on Tap: San Francisco

Now partnering with Jessie Neilson, Kenneth Keel, Sarah Fletcher and Adina Dorband, Indre launched the San Francisco chapter of Opera on Tap in 2011. Details can be found here.

Guest Appearance: Once Upon a Christmas Cheery
Indre was delighted to perform in the 47th annual Christmas extravaganza hosted by the Shakhashiri Lab and presented on PBS stations.
December 3rd and 4th, 2016
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI

La Clemenza di Tito
Indre sang the role of Servilia in this special collaboration with Symphonia Caritas benefitting The Gubbio Project.
April 28th and 29th, 2017
St. John the Evangelist
1661 15th St at Julian Ave
San Francisco, CA

Cosi fan Tutte
Indre was the associate director alongside Jonathan Lynn, presenting this Mozart favorite at Pasadena Opera.
January 27-29, 2017
Pasadena Opera
A Noise Within Theater
3352 E Foothill Blvd
Pasadena, CA

Indre recently covered the title role in Carlisle Floyd's opera with Pasadena Opera.
January 15th and 16th, 2016 8pm
Pasadena Opera
A Noise Within Theater
3352 E Foothill Blvd
Pasadena, CA

La Boheme
Indre performed the role of Musetta in Puccini's masterpiece with Opera on Tap: San Francisco.
February 15-267th, 2016
Opera on Tap: San Francisco
Exit Theater
156 Eddy St
San Francisco, CA

Archived Radio Appearances

Podcasts: Hosting

Inquiring Minds
Indre hosts this podcast on science and society. Produced by Adam Isaak. Previous broadcasts include:

Phil Plait: Just After the Big Bang

Edward Frenkel: Math is Your Secret Weapon

Steven Novella: No, GMOs Won't Harm Your Health

Kari Byron: How to Explode Stuff when You're Pregnant

Mark Ruffalo: Imagine a Clean Energy Future

Maryn McKenna: An Antibiotic-Resistant Future

Simon Singh: The Simpsons have Secretly Taught you Math

Alison Gopnik: We All Start Out as Scientists

George Johnson: Much of What you Think you Know about Cancer is Wrong

Randy Schekman: 2013 Nobel Prize Laureate

Marsha Ivins: 55 Days in Space

Point of Inquiry
Indre hosted the last episode of every month. Previous broadcasts include:

Steven Pinker: The Decline of Violence

Mary Roach: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal

Carol Tavris: The Science of Sex and Gender

Matthew Hutson: The Seven Laws of Magical Thinking

Carl Zimmer: Viruses and other Little Things

Scott Sigler: Encouraging Critical Thinking through Science Fiction

Samuel Arbesman: The Half-Life of Facts

Special Joint Episode with co-host Chris Mooney: Jon Ronson & Richard Wiseman

Oliver Sacks: Hallucinations

Temple Grandin: The Science of Livestock Animal Welfare

Dan Ariely: The Honest Truth about Dishonesty

Gerald Woerlee & Susan Blackmore: Near-Death Experiences and Consciousness

David Morrison: Cosmic Impact Hazard

MG Lord: The Accidental Feminist - Elizabeth Taylor

Christof Koch: Consciousness and Free Will

Stuart Firestein: How Ignorance Drives Science

Podcasts: Guest Appearances
Scopes Monkey Choir
Hai-Ting Chinn and Matthew Schikele discussed music and brains.

The Token Skeptic
Kylie Sturgess interviewed Indre about detecting miracles.

Chloe Veltman talked to Indre Viskontas and Concetta Tomaino about Singing and the Brain.

Point of Inquiry
Indre was a guest of host Karen Stollznow on October 3rd, 2011.

Dr. Kiki’s Science Hour
Indre appeared in Episode 108 on August 12th, 2011.

Cross Currents
Opera on Tap San Francisco is featured on NPR’s Cross Currents with Erica Mu.

Arts Desire
Julie Motz interviewed Indre and Opera on Tap singer Molly Mahoney in March, 2012.

Dr. Kiki Science Hour
Listen to Indre chat with Dr Kiki about neuroscience and miracles.
This show aired on Thursday, August 11th, 2011.

Strange Frequencies Radio Interview
Listen to Indre chat with Bobby and Jason on their radio talk show.
This show aired on Sunday, March 13th, 2011.