Collegium Cincinnati will perform “Mothers & Sons,” at Christ Church Cathedral on Sunday, March 25, at 3 p.m.

No one can imagine Mary’s pain as she witnessed Jesus suffering on the cross. Through the stunning music of Bach, Arvo Pärt, and others, Collegium Cincinnati brings to the surface the wrenching emotion and spiritual meaning of the crucifixion from the perspective of a mother.

The program includes:

Fragment for the Virgin – John Tavener
Mother & Child – Tavener
Cantata 159 – Sehet, wir gehn hinauf gen Jerusalem – Bach
Stabat Mater – Arvo Pärt
Lament of the Mother of God – John Taven

The program will also be performed at St. Anne’s, West Chester on Saturday, March 24 at 7 p.m. Ticket information:

Christ Church Cathedral is located at 318 E 4th Street (corner of Fourth & Sycamore) in downtown Cincinnati. For more information, visit or call 513.621.1817.