Project of Unity - Elijah Concert

JFCS of the Suncoast, in collaboration with community partners, presents the Project of Unity series. The series includes educational and cultural events designed to help people better understand the fundamental values behind different faiths and common principles, through the story of the prophet Elijah.

Pre-concert Lecture

February 10, 4-6 pm

Temple Beth Israel, Longboat Key

Join us for a pre-concert (Elijah) lecture presented by Joseph Caulkins – Artistic Director of Key Chorale and Stephen Fancher – Associate Conductor of Key Chorale and JFCS’ VP of Major Gifts & Planned Giving. 

This event is open to the public – Free admission


March 10, 4pm  •  March 11, 7pm 

First United Methodist Church, Sarasota 

Tickets available at — $30-$40 or please call (941) 921-4845

Mendelssohn’s powerful choral masterpiece brings to life some of the most dramatic moments in the Old Testament. Fire comes from the heavens, storms gather, and the people cry for vengeance. From the prophet’s curse of drought to confronting an evil queen, to his ascent to heaven on a fiery chariot, Elijah is an extraordinary musical experience. Elijah, portrayed by Jamal Sarikoki, and Key Chorale will retell the story of a man’s devotion, persecution, and ascension in one of the greatest oratorios ever written.

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