Flanders Recorder Quartet

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

30 years Flanders Recorder Quartet
Anniversary & Farewell

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 (Belgium), 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 ...


February 01, 2018

Preparing for our upcoming USA tour. Concert details here:
17 February: Milwaukee, WI, USA (5:00) with pre-talk at 4:00
- http://earlymusicnow.org/
18 February: Columbus, OH, USA (3:00)
- https://www.earlymusicincolumbus.org/
20 February: Oberlin, OH, USA (8:00)
- https://www.oberlin.edu/events/guest-recital-flanders-recorder-quartet
22 February: New York, NY, USA (7:30) with pre-talk at 7:00
- http://www.themorgan.org/programs/flanders-recorder-quartet
23 February: Boston, MA, USA (8:00) with pre-talk at 7:00
- http://www.bemf.org/pages/concerts/17-18/flanders.htm
25 February: San Jose, CA, USA (7:00) with pre-talk at 6:15
- https://www.sjchambermusic.org/
27 February: Lansing, MI, USA (7:30)
- http://music.msu.edu/event-listing/flanders-recorder-quartet-1
04 March: Tucson, AZ, USA (3:00)
- http://www.azearlymusic.org/
06 March 2018: Colorado Springs, CO, USA (7:30)
- https://www.coloradocollege.edu/newsevents/calendar

January 31, 2018

Due to overwhelming success, the 17 March Edinburgh concert has moved to a new venue. It will now take place at St Andrew’s & St George’s West Church in Edinburgh. Tickets are available again; Get yours now!

January 26, 2018

News update: Tickets for the New York Morgan concert on 22th Feb are available! See our concerts listing!


Lanaken, Belgium

March 23, 2018

Bornem, Belgium

May 17, 2018

Antwerpen, Belgium

May 18, 2018


5 [five]

5 [five], released June 17, 2017


Have a look at our new programmes:

A Song for all Seasons

Our Final Favourites

Reclaiming Bach for the recorder

The Final Chapter

The Final Chapter (pure early music)


Our collection of instruments: