Here & Now music opinionator Fran Hoepfner joins host Peter O'Dowd to discuss why Gustav Holst's "The Planets" is the perfect piece right now to explore places far, far away.
The seven-movement orchestral suite was inspired by astrology, written during World War I and premiered in the wake of a pandemic.
This segment aired on February 16, 2021.
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