Redefining The Class Of Events

A welcoming and inspiring space for professional and private events and meetings

purpose

In the ballroom of the then Beaujean/Carlton hotel, wonderful music was undoubtedly heard. Was there a Viennese waltz, a polka, or later even a foxtrot? You can just imagine the dressed ladies and gentlemen. It should come as no surprise to you that we want to bring back the splendour of yesteryear! 

The excellent acoustics of the room and the arrangement of the agora allow to create an open salon atmosphere that is ideal for song and chamber music concerts.

Beaujean’s artistic direction is delighted to develop a concert series in this beautiful setting. You will be able to experience first-hand how top soloists from home and abroad treat you to fascinating programmes. Or how carefully selected young talents introduce themselves to you. For example, the history, practice and meaning of song culture will be made accessible in a creative, innovative and sustainable way. Beaujean thus becomes a concert location with a focus on reflection and dialogue, a platform for musicians with a story.

After the concerts you can enjoy a delicious drink in the Beaujean café in the presence of the musicians. In this way you travel with us to the past, the present and the future.

EVENTS

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10
Mar
The hills are alive. Songs of Richard Rodgers, Larry Hart & Oscar Hammerstein

An Lauwereins, soprano
Wilfried Van den Brande, bass-baritone
Bart Van Caenegem, piano

March 10, 2024
3:00 PM
Ticket : 30€, Student: 15€
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30
Mar
Tatiana Samouil (viool), Justus Grimm (Cello), Josu Okiñena (Piano)

Young Talent : Antigone Hourt (Viool) & Steven Kleeven (Piano)

Organised by: Arte Amanti

March 30, 2024
8:00 PM
Ticket : 25€, Student: 15€
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21
Apr
Yossif Ivanov & Sasha Maisky (Violen), David Abrahamian (Alto), Han Bin Yoon (Cello) & Lily Maisky (Piano)

Young Talent: Chloé Bakeroot (Viool)  Conservatorium Antwerpen & Denys Zarubaiko (Piano) 

Organised by: Arte Amanti

April 21, 2024
8:00 PM
Ticket : 25€, Student: 15€
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5
May
Liza Ferschtman (Viool) & Ivan Karizna (Cello)

Young Talent : Jonathan Ide (Piano) Conservatorium Antwerpen 

Organised by: Arte Amanti

May 5, 2024
8:00 PM
Ticket : 25€, Student: 15€

Space for rental 

Facilities rental

Foyer

Above the Agora is a foyer. This foyer is the meeting place for musicians, artists, conference participants, sponsors and organizers. There is also enough space to receive 75 people for coffee breaks and walking dinners.

Piano

The Steinway & Sons B-211 is regarded worldwide as the most perfect grand piano. The balance, based on all aspects and standards related to quality, is truly astonishing. The rich range of nuances and its sound with inner soul make the B-211 a top model. The exceptional joy of playing a Steinway extends to anyone who shares a passion for music and has a soft spot for exquisite craftsmanship and durability. The Steinway & Sons was handpicked by Aaron Wajnberg

Boardroom

Beaujean offers a complete office experience, with all the functionalities of a modern office space. The boardroom functions as a fully equipped meeting room for 12 people with a 4K presentation screen.

our services

Cultural Events

A venue rich in history that has been equipped with the best technologies

Corporate Events

Organising corporate event with a unique and modern setting

Corporate Meetings

Meeting rooms up to 10 people with modern facilities

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Discover Us

About Us

Beaujean is a multifunctional space. The IT company Pau has its headquarters there. As part of ‘People First’, Anthony and Paule Iudicello Peeters designed the space as a special workplace. A space where people like to come together, be inspired and be creative and where they can work quietly.
Due to the extensiveness of the meeting rooms, Beaujean also offers external companies the opportunity to hold meetings in this special setting. Due to its central location in the city, the Beaujean is also very accessible by public transport and by car.
Beaujean also has excellent acoustics, high spaces and open accessibility. It is a welcoming and inspiring space for professional and private events. It is particularly suitable for song and chamber concerts followed by a reception.
Designed as a venue to highlight the arts and serve the community.. Both beautiful and practical, Beaujean offers flexible and diverse rental options.

History

This neoclassical mansion has been included in the inventory of immovable heritage. The house was designed by master builder L. Van Opstal. The house is part of an authentic row of mansions on the Frankrijklei, whose 19th-century streetscape has never been so well and completely preserved as here. The house is an example of the typical buildings that were built in the 1860s and 1870s on the new plots that were built along the Frankrijklei. The mansion was transformed in 1919-20 by the sisters Marie and Jeanne Beaujean into “Hotel Carlton”, a family pension with about 25 rooms and a ballroom. In 1926-27, the Crédit Colonial et Commercial bank had the building adapted and expanded into an office building.

Recently, a large-scale and unique renovation was carried out in which 7 apartments and 1 penthouse were renewed: Beaujean Residence. The design by M2 architects gives the historic building a contemporary and stylish character. Various authentic elements are preserved. This is immediately apparent in the entrance hall with its moldings and marble floors. Graceful French balconies, ceilings up to 5 meters high and parquet in every room give the property an exclusive character. The original vaults in the basement are preserved. The ballroom was completely renovated and furnished by Context Architects on behalf of Pàu – a digital full service agency – into a modern, pleasant workplace.

Owners

CEO of Pau

Anthony Iudicello

Ambassador

Paule Peeters Iudicello

Stories

Opening Concert at Beaujean

Robert Schumann's Art Song's Cycles recreated by the artists

The Artists

Performing live -Wilfried Van Den Brande & Aaron Wajnberg

Immersed Audience

Modern seating ensuring immersive experience for everyone

Accessibility

Beaujean is centrally located in Antwerp. It is only 2 miles away from Antwerp station. Beaujean is accessible via the Frankrijklei. Wheelchair users can enter Beaujean via the Rubenslei by appointment.

Find out more options to get to Beaujean whether you are coming by bike, train, tram, car or bus.

Leave your bicycle at the bicycle shed on Keyserlei or in the underground bicycle parking at Opera metro station.
The nearest Velo stations are located at 077- Blauwtorenplein or at the OLVC college on the Rubenslei with public transport.

The nearest train station is Antwerp Central. For the detailed timetable, consult the website of the NMBS.

You will find the following tram lines in our neighbourhood: Tram line 1, Opera station. Tram line 1, 4, 7, 13, 14 Antwerp National Bank For an easy route planner, you can visit the De Lijn website.

Numerous city and regional buses still stop at Rooseveltplaats, behind the opera house. For detailed information, you can also visit the De Lijn website.

  • P+R (CAR TO CITY EDGE + TRAM TO CENTER)
    The ideal combination to avoid traffic problems in the city: use one of the countless park & ​​ride car parks on the outskirts of the city and take the tram from there to the Antwerp opera house.
  • If you still want to drive into the Antwerp city center by car, you will find the latest information about accessibility and road works on slimnaarantwerpen.be. You can park under the Operaplein at Parking Opera Antwerp or at Parking Nationale Bank

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Address : Frankrijklei 115, 2000 Antwerpen

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