Since 1994 Alex started an close collaboration with the contemporary music ensemble “Ictus” in Brussels, becoming a member of the ensemble in 1999. During these years up until today Alex has been involved in nearly all amplified concerts, CD publications and creations of Ictus with among others Georges Aperghis, Thierry De Mey, Philippe Manoury, Magnus Lindberg, Jonathan Harvey, Javier Alvarez, Steve Reich and Fausto Romitelli.
The Ictus Timeline (still under construction)

Alex Fostier

Sound & digits

Mouvement IV

Theater aan de Parade, Den Bosch (Nl)Kaija Saariaho, fragments from MaaKaija Saariaho, Oi kuuBernd Alois Zimmermann, Présence (violin, cello, piano)Karlheinz Stockhausen, Der kleine HarlekinThierry De Mey, Tiepeke

Mouvement IV

Theater De Vorst Tilburg (Nl)Kaija Saariaho, fragments from MaaKaija Saariaho, Oi kuuBernd Alois Zimmermann, Présence (violin, cello, piano)Karlheinz Stockhausen, Der kleine HarlekinThierry De Mey, Tiepeke

Mouvement IV

Vooruit, Gent (B)Kaija Saariaho, fragments from MaaKaija Saariaho, Oi kuuBernd Alois Zimmermann, Présence (violin, cello, piano)Karlheinz Stockhausen, Der kleine HarlekinThierry De Mey, Tiepeke

Ictus piano & percussion quartet

Sommerszene Festival, Stadtkino, Salzburg (AT)Luciano Berio, LineaGeorge Crumb, Makrokosmos IIIMusic for a Summer Evening

Mouvement III

Centre Pompidou (organisation: IRCAM), Paris (F)Bartok/Greenaway/De Keersmaeker, Rosa (violin + film)Kaija Saariaho, fragments from MaaBernd Alois Zimmermann, PrésenceKarlheinz Stockhausen, Der kleine HarlekinThierry De Mey, Kinok

Mouvement II

Luna/Kaaitheater, Brussels (B)Ictus FestivaKaija Saariaho, fragments from MaaBernd Alois Zimmermann, PrésenceKarlheinz Stockhausen, Der kleine HarlekinMauricio Kagel, Match

Spectral Music

Monty, Antwerp (B)Gérard Grisey, TaleaGérard Grisey, PrologueTristan Murail, Ou tremblent les contoursTristan Murail, Territoires de l'oublieKaija Saariaho, Oi kuu

Mouvement

Utrechtse Schouwburg Utrecht (Nl)(production: Springdance Festival),Thierry De Mey, Musique de TablesKaija Saariaho, fragmenten uit MaaKarlheinz Stockhausen, Der kleine HarlekinGyörgy Ligeti, Poème symphonique pour 100 MétronomesGyörgy Ligeti, 10 pieces for woodquintettLuca Francesconi, Encore / Da Capo

Ictus piano & percussion quartet

Botanique (production: Ars Musica and Botanique), Brussels (B) Iannis Xenakis, Dmaathen; Franco Donatoni, Cloches III; Jean-Luc Fafchamps, Melencolia si... (creation); Franco Donatoni, Omar

Parliament of angels

Koninklijke Vlaamse Schouwburg - Brussels (B)Toshio Hosokawa, Vertical Time Study IToshio Hosokawa, Extracts from Medea (creation)James Wood, The Parliament of Angels (creation)James Wood, Rogosanti; (production: Ars Musica)