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 ...


March 26, 2018

Our 17 March Edinburgh concert could not take place owing to travel delays caused by cancellation of flights at London Heathrow Airport. Together with the Georgian Concert Society, wer’re delighted to announce that the concert has been re-scheduled for Saturday 21 April 2018 at 7.30pm at St Andrew’s and St George’s West Church, 13 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 9PA. Ticket holders can use the tickets for Saturday 17 March for this concert. Ticket holders who cannot attend the re-scheduled concert can apply for a refund by sending their tickets to the Administrator at 64 Brunswick Street, Edinburgh EH7 5HU together with a note of the name and address and a cheque will be sent out. Refunds must be claimed by Friday 13 April 2018. Ticket holders who bought their tickets from The Queen’s Hall Box Office should apply to The Queen’s Hall for refunds.

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!


Lommel, Belgium

May 25, 2018

Zolder, Belgium

May 27, 2018

Stockholm, Sweden

June 09, 2018

New London, CT, USA

July 16, 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: