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Robert Layton discusses his work translating the biography of the Finnish composer Sibelius. He has recently finished the third volume and will focus on the joys and pitfalls of a job which took him 25 years, working with unrestricted access to the composer's papers, diaries and letters. Coincides with the London Symphony Orchestra's recital of the Sibelius Cycle. Barbican Centre, Music Library (Level 2), Silk Street, London, 7.30pm. pounds 3.50. 0171-638 8891.

The organist Gordon Stewart will perform in Huddersfield. It will be a virtual musical tour through Europe with works by French, Italian and Dutch composers from the 16th century onwards. Works will include Concerto in D by Antonio Vivaldi and Variations on "My young life hath an end" by the Dutch organist Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck. Huddersfield Town Hall, Ramsden Street, 1pm. Tickets: pounds 2 (pounds 1.20 concs); 01484 223200

The European Mozart Foundation holds its first concert in London tonight. The short recital tour, which it began this year, is designed to showcase its students' talents. The foundation accepts post-graduates to study music and the humanities. Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore St, London, 7:30pm. pounds 6-14; 0171 935 2141

Tyneside Cinema will screen The Diary of Anne Frank for one day as part of the European Year Against Racism. The true story of a young Jewish girl and her family hiding from the Nazis has become a 20th-century fable of persecution and everyday heroism. While it is likely you will have read the book, it is a rare treat to see this 1959 movie on a large screen. Tyneside Cinema, 10 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle, 1pm. Tickets: pounds 3.20; 0191 232 8289

Squeeze, it is now obvious, was a mere launch-pad for the multi-media talents of its lead singer Glen Tilbrook and erstwhile keyboard player Jools Holland. Holland managed to fit a tour between his ubiquitous television appearances and here is Tilbrook - witty, clever, ironic - showing us why Brit poppers everywhere owe him a living. The Brook, Southampton; 01703 555366

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