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Holocaust Memorial Day: Cellist remembers Auschwitz

27 January 2014 Last updated at 23:59 GMT

National Holocaust Memorial Day was started by the UK government in 2001 and takes place every year on 27 January.

Anita Lasker Wallfisch, a surviving member of the Women's Orchestra in Auschwitz, told BBC Newsnight that her ability to play the cello saved her life.

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