ABOUT US

Flanders Recorder Quartet

Bart Spanhove
Tom Beets
Paul Van Loey
Joris Van Goethem
(left to right)

Since its foundation in 1987, the Flanders Recorder Quartet has evolved into one of the worldís top ensembles. Their success in 1990 at the prestigious Musica Antiqua Competition in Bruges (B), which is sponsored by the Flanders Festival, was the start of an extensive concert career. After more than 1800 concerts in 42 countries on five continents, including some in world-famous concert halls in Tokyo, New York and Salzburg, the ensemble has attained a prominent position in the world of Early Music. The ensemble also makes regular guest appearances at leading music festivals such as those in Helsinki, Paris, Geneva, Boston, Vancouver, Singapore, Taipei and Mexico City. Numerous ...

NEWS

July 08, 2014

Having just arrived at the Amherst Early Music Festival tonight, we want to share a second sound snippet from our fresh to-be-released cd. Enjoy!
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July 08, 2014

Leaving for the Amherst Early Music Festival!

May 30, 2014

Recently, Bart and Tom have published some interesting recorder scores. You can find them here:

Wylkinson, canon for 13 parts.
Gabrieli, Hodie Christus natus est, SATB SATB.
Bach, Choral preludes and Chorals, S A TT BB Gb Sub.
Scheidt, Hymnus de Adventu Domini, SATB.

AGENDA

Mechelen, Belgium

August 22, 2014

Schwelm, Germany

March 06, 2015

SHOP

Encore! (NEW) (Diapason *****)

Encore! (NEW) (Diapason *****), released October 12, 2012

PROGRAMMES

Have a look at our new programmes:

A chest of flutes

Circa 1600 - the birth of affect

Felicitazione!

Finding the Flemish in Rome

Reclaiming Bach for the recorder

Timeline

INSTRUMENTS

Our collection of instruments:

'Virdung' consort

Baroque consort

Bassano Consort

Ocarina consort