The Planets Live at Southbank Centre

Step inside one of the most popular pieces of classical music, Holst’s The Planets, with the Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen on Sunday 8 July, 3pm at Royal Festival Hall.

The Orchestra explore the piece from the inside out, using large-screen projection, musical demonstrations and interviews to bring it to life.

This film gives you a taster of the music in their digital interactive instillation Universe of Sound, a virtual Philharmonia Orchestra with Esa-Pekka Salonen performing The Planets at London’s Science Museum from 23 May – 8 July.

You can hear the Philharmonia Orchestra perform the piece in full at Royal Festival Hall on Sunday 8 July,  alongside Joby Talbot’s new companion piece World, Stars, Systems, Infinity. Find out more/book tickets

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