The Planets: An New Jersey Symphony Interplanetary Adventure

New Jersey Symphony musicians guide you on an interplanetary journey like no other. Learn about Gustav Holst’s The Planets while soaring through the solar system. It's a cosmic adventure powered by you!

Take our quiz to set your own course to the stars. Then, it’s 10 seconds to liftoff and on to faraway planets with New Jersey Symphony musicians guiding you on a fantastic voyage.


Once you’ve returned from your trip to space, take a closer look at each planet featured in Holst’s The Planets.

 Explore the Planets


Hear the New Jersey Symphony and Music Director Xian Zhang perform Holst’s The Planets.


HOLST The Planets

Xian Zhang, conductor
Newark Voices | Heather J. Buchanan, conductor
New Jersey Symphony

Recorded October 13, 2019, at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark.

This New Jersey Symphony adventure is generously sponsored by the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey.