Holst: The Planets

Holst: The Planets

The Planets, a Musical Odyssey of Evolution, Environment and Exploration

Sunday 29 October 2017 at 3pm

Great Hall, Hart House


“Explore the mystic and the scientific in this unique presentation, in which the Hart House Orchestra plays excerpts from Holst’s The Planets, interspersed with talks about planetary science in 2017.”– Hart House


  • Dr. Alan Jackson, University of Toronto, Centre for Planetary Sciences
  • Dr. Matt Russo, University of Toronto Centre for Theoretical Astrophysics


  • Gustav Holst – The Planets, Op. 32 (1914-1916)


  • Hart House Orchestra, University of Toronto
  • Henry Janzen, Conductor and Music Director


This is a free concert presented in collaboration with the Royal Canadian Institute for Science (RCIScience). Registration is required for entry to the event.  Please register for free at our Eventbrite page.