Roderick Williams Sings Schubert’s Song Cycles II

Prestonkirk Parish Church, East Linton

Wed 18 Sept 7.45pm

Roderick Williams

Duration: approx. 1 hour 25 mins

Winter Journey (Winterreise)


Half price concession for children and students in full time education


Credit: Brian Turner

Schubert’s Winter Journey is one of the most precious artistic achievements of the Romantic era, an iconic work and for the listener a profoundly moving experience. Sung by one of its finest present-day interpreters in Jeremy Sams’s perfectly judged new translation, its capacity to communicate ageless truths about life and death will be all the more powerful.

'I cannot think of a more beautifully sung account of this cycle, but that is only part of the story because story it is'

Planet Hugill

'There’s no faulting Glynn’s sensitive, detailed piano playing'


Seating Plan

See ticket prices for Prestonkirk Parish Church, East Linton below.

Prestonkirk Parish Church, East Linton

The grassy hill beside the River Tyne on which this historic church stands has been a place of worship since at least the twelfth century.

Indeed, its origins may go back far into the Dark Ages, to the time of St Baldred, whose name is associated with an ancient well beside the river close to this church and to a whirl, or pool, in the river itself.

The present church is a fascinating amalgam of different architectural periods. The main body is Georgian - built in 1770 on the site of the nave of the earlier mediaeval church. Of that only the fine chancel survives, while the bell tower is 17th Century.

Prestonkirk Parish Church, East Linton


Prestonkirk Parish Church, East Linton
EH40 3DS

Getting there by bus

Bus service 120 from Dunbar to North Berwick
Bus stop 20m from the church

Getting there by train

No train services

Getting there by car

24 miles from Edinburgh via A1



There is free on-street car parking outside the church grounds and around the town.

There are three blue badge spaces, by the side of the church, inside the church grounds. Email to book a space, subject to availability and forst come, first served.


Tarmac path, on a slope. Flat access into the church through the side door. Prior notice required. Please contact

Induction Loop:

Good male/female provision plus adapted toilet for disabled in church hall by car park, two minutes walk from church. One adapted toilet inside church.

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