The Indie Opera Podcast ( began as a conversation between two opera lovers/performers (conductor Peter Szep and tenor Noah Lethbridge) in 2011. With the mission of educating the public about the work of innovative opera companies both in the United States and abroad, they began creating monthly episodes featuring different organizations, artists, or ideas.

Since 2011, two new hosts have joined (mezzo Brooke Larimer and director Walker Lewis), and the podcast has produced over 50 episodes featuring many exciting guests including composers Matthew Aucoin, Rachel J. Peters, Mark Adamo, David HerzbergLaura Kaminsky, Robert Paterson, Missy Mazzoli, Donnacha Dennehy, Mohammed Fairouz, Stewart CopelandPaola PrestiniHuang RuoNico Muhly, Richard Brooks, David T. Little,  librettists Royce Vavrek and David Cote, director R.B. Schlater, and dramaturg Cori Ellison, among many, many others.

An exciting and modern voice in the opera world, Indie Opera Podcast provides a valuable and entertaining service to an international audience. With subscribers on four continents using services like iTunes, and Stitcher, it covers wide-ranging topics that are relevant to today’s performers, producers, and opera-lovers, and it does so with great humor and honesty.


Episode sponsorship
A 60-second ad (see details below) at the start of the episode, and a 615×160 px image on the e-newsletter releasing the podcast, on the footer of the website that month, and a permanent banner on the episode’s web page.

One Episode $300.00
Four Episodes $1,000.00
Eight Episodes $1,800.00

60-second ad
played in the middle of the episode (100-120 words with music, 150 words without music)

One 60-Second Ad $65.00
Four Ads $240.00
Eight Ads $450.00

In order to guarantee that your ad be aired, your payment must be received by 3 days BEFORE the episode on which you are advertising is recorded. If purchasing multiple ads at once, 50% of the total due must be received 3 days before the first episode is recorded, and the remaining 50% is due 3 days before the second episode is recorded. Failure to remit payment on time may result in your advertisement not being aired at the requested time.

Please email for more information and to create your ad.