Music: Finns considered

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Classical: The highly regarded Finn Osmo Vanska conducts the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in The Sibelius Experience - at the City Hall, Glasgow on Thursday they perform Sibelius's epic 5th Symphony, along with British premieres for his tone poem The Wood Nymph and Jan Sandstrom's Don Quixote de la Mancha, in which "trombonists must disrobe from pantaloon to hose, ooze mock Lorcan cante jondo, wheeze, flail and mutter as toothlessly as Roy Dotrice's John Aubrey". 7:30pm pounds 6-15 Stand-by concs pounds 4.50 (school- children pounds 4) 0141 287 5511

Pop/Film: London first-ever music week has live events every night at over 40 venues with The Levellers at Brixton Academy (Fri balcony only 9pm pounds 12.50 0171-924 9999) and Warren G at the Forum (Thurs pounds 15 9pm 0181- 963 0940). A film festival, Music Meets the Movies, is running in conjunction at Islington's Screen on the Green, with the Muhammad Ali documentary When We Were Kings - featuring James Brown, B B King and The Fugees (Thursday 9:05pm). Diana Ross presents Out of Darkness today 7:10pm plus Beavis & Butt-head Do America (Thursday 5:15pm).

Pop: The Heineken Green Energy Festival in Dublin begins on Thursday with the incomparable Beck playing Dublin Castle on Saturday 8pm pounds 16.50, with Seahorses in tow, Suede duelling with Catatonia at the Castle the following day. 8pm pounds 15.50. Ireland's own Divine Comedy on Friday pounds 13.50 003531 4569 569. Ryanair flights from pounds 59 0541 569 569