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 world’s 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

February 25, 2015

The first edition of Air Force in England is a huge succes. Chamber Orchestra SOLD OUT already two hours after opening registration.

February 12, 2015

Course dates: We're happy to announce the forthcoming Belgian course dates:

Tom & Joris: 15/03, 24/05, 05/07 (info at page 'Air-Force)
Bart & Paul: 20-22/11 @ Laathof Hingene (info follows at page 'academy')

January 06, 2015

All our best wishes for 2015! FRQ is happy to announce 2015 tours in two countries where we've never been: Colombia and Czech Republic. Hope to see you there!

AGENDA

Schwelm, Germany

March 06, 2015

Orvault, France

March 21, 2015

Quibdó, Colombia

June 01, 2015

Bogota, Colombia

June 03, 2015

SHOP

Concerti (NEW!)

Concerti (NEW!), released October 27, 2014

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