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 ...


June 15, 2018

Bart's current town, Bertem, will be celebrating its cultural and sporty people of the year. He will be receiving the award for best musical act for the Flanders Recorder Quartet on 22nd July. Congrats!

June 11, 2018

We had a blast in Stockholm!

June 06, 2018

News news: Tour data Japan 2018:
- 30 Nov, 15h & 19h: Kagoshimaken Kagoshimashi Kajiyacho 5-6 | Kajiyacho-Kyokai | 892-0846 Japan
- 03 Dec, 19h: Tokyoto Taitouku Uenokouen 5-45 | Tokyo Bunka Kaikan recital hall | 110-8716 Japan
See our website for more info


Beverley, UK

July 30, 2018

Brunnenthal, Austria

September 02, 2018

Berlin, Germany

September 23, 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: