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 ...


October 27, 2014

and meanwhile, Paul and Bart at work @ Hingene, Belgium

October 27, 2014

Tom & Joris teaching @ Dollar, Schotland

October 12, 2014

After years and years, the re-release od Vivaldi's Four Seasons with Marion Verbruggen is officially sold out. Too late!


Schwelm, Germany

March 06, 2015

Orvault, France

March 21, 2015


May 31, 2015

Czech Republic

September 24, 2015


Concerti (NEW!)

Concerti (NEW!), released October 27, 2014


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