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 ...


March 22, 2014

Viva la vita Bambergensa!

March 17, 2014

Leaving our 'holiday recorder house' in Gualala. Bach to San Francisco => Charlotte => Frankfurt => Brussels. Thank you Flagstaff, Phoenix, Tucson and Gualala for the invitation, you were great!

March 16, 2014

On tour in Arizona and California. Gazing at the Grand Canyon. Life is sweet...


Woking, UK

April 25, 2014

London, UK

April 26, 2014

Edinburgh, Scotland

June 14, 2014

Glasgow, Scotland

June 15, 2014

Amherst, USA

July 07, 2014


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

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


Have a look at our new programmes:

A chest of flutes

Circa 1600 - the birth of affect


Finding the Flemish in Rome

Reclaiming Bach for the recorder



Our collection of instruments:

'Virdung' consort

Baroque consort

Bassano Consort

Ocarina consort