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Until 28.4.2019

Religion. Healing. Dividing

From 8 November, the dialogue museum PARCUM offers the thematic exhibition 'Religion. Healing. Dividing'. This exhibition highlights the duality of religion in war and peace. Peace is the heart of almost every religion, but countless wars are waged in the name of God. Religion reconciles, but it also creates conflict...

 

De vredesbeiaard staat in de klokkentoren.

Every Wednesday (5-6 pm)

Peace Carillon

Every Wednesday evening from 5 to 6 p.m., Luc Rombouts, coordinator and driving force behind the Peace Carillon, plays a suitable, varied repertoire on the peace(ful) instrument. The carillonneur will also play a few requests during his weekly performances. There may also be additional performances for special occasions.

 

Chronological overview

Every Saturday and Sunday (at 2 pm)

Individuele rondleiding in de Abdij van Park

Guided tour

Every weekend, there are guided tours for individuals at Park Abbey. A guide takes you to the heart of the abbey under restoration. During the tour you are given a unique look behind the scenes of different sections of the building, such as the cloister, the chapter house, etc.

 

14.3.2019 - 28.3.2019

Bruce Dickey speelt cornetto

Thursdays in the House of Polyphony

During evening concerts, 30CC and the Alamire Foundation explore the instrument collection of the House of Polyphony.

On Thursday 14 March, French top soprano Claire Lefilliâtre and keyboardist Stéphane Fuget browse through the virtuoso literature from 17th-century Italy, from Claudio Monteverdi’s Salve Regina to Giovanni Felice Sances’s sublime Stabat Mater.

And on Thursday 28 March, Bruce Dickey and Liuwe Tamminga will visit Park Abbey. Dickey is considered one of the pioneers of the revival of the cornett, a Renaissance woodwind instrument. Organist Liuwe Tamminga astounded the public last year with a virtuoso organ programme.

Until 28.4.2019

Religie. Helend. Verdelend

Religion. Healing. Dividing

Peace is the heart of almost every religion, but countless wars are waged in the name of God. Religion reconciles, but it also creates conflict. Despite causing conflict, religion offers a forum: a space for dialogue between people from different backgrounds and ideologies.

The thematic exhibition Religion. Healing. Dividing highlights the duality of religion in war and peace. Drawing on various cultural artefacts and older and contemporary art, the exhibition sketches the relationship between different religions, in conflict and in reconciliation.

9-12.5.2019

Zangers verzamelen in het Huis van de Polyfonie

Voices of Passion

Voices of Passion makes wonderful polyphonic music reverberate in the unique setting of Park Abbey. Alamire Foundation and 30CC invite (inter)national top ensembles and soloists to perform musical gems dating from the period between the early Renaissance and the advent of Baroque.

Contact: 

Park Abbey

Abdij van Park 7
3001 Leuven