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

Portrait concert

Lunatheater, Brussels (B)Portrait Helmut Oehring/Iris ter Schiphorst: "Requiem" and "Prae-Senz"

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Zeitgenössische Musiktage, Dresden (D)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by Ictus: John Cage, Steve Reich, Magnus Lindberg, Pierre Bartholomée, Claude Debussy, Johannes Brahms, Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis

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Zeitgenössische Musiktage, Dresden (D)With Rosas: creation of the dance-production "Just Before"

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Le Hangar, Rouen (F)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by Ictus: John Cage, Steve Reich, Magnus Lindberg, Pierre Bartholomée, Claude Debussy, Johannes Brahms, Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis

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Le Hangar, Rouen (F)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by Ictus: John Cage, Steve Reich, Magnus Lindberg, Pierre Bartholomée, Claude Debussy, Johannes Brahms, Thierry De Mey, Iannis Xenakis

Cabaret Soloists

Musica Festival, Straatsburg Cabaret Soloists: Feldman, Reich, Alvarez, Kagel, Baltakas, De Mey

Expo 98 - Rosas short films

Expo 98, Lissabon (PT)Rosas: films + live muziek - "Tippeke" en "Rosa"

Portes ouvertes Ircam

IRCAM, Paris (F)

Portes ouvertes Ircam

IRCAM, Paris (F)

Portes ouvertes Ircam

IRCAM, Paris (F)

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deSingel, Antwerpen (B)With Rosas: creation of the dance-production "Just Before"

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deSingel, Antwerpen (B)With Rosas: creation of the dance-production "Just Before"

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deSingel, Antwerpen (B)With Rosas: creation of the dance-production "Just Before"

With Magnus Lindberg

Antwerpen

deSingel

Magnus Lindberg:
“Corrente”
“Zona”
“Related Rocks”
“Ablauf”

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deSingel, Antwerpen (B)With Rosas: creation of the dance-production "Just Before"

Electric chamber music creation

Vooruit, Gent (B)David Shea: “Chamber Symphony” (creation)Martin Matalon: “Le Chien Andalou”

Vertigo : Ictus + Elision

Théâtre Marni, Brussels (B)Ars Musica - performed by musicians from Elision and ictusBrian Ferneyhough: “Time and motion Study I en II” / “Incipit”Luc Brewaeys: “Oban”Liza Lim: “Hearts Ear”Chris Dench: “Driftglass”

Ictus winds

CC Vilvoorde (B)Leos Janacek“Mladi”Gÿorgy Ligeti: “Zehn Stücke”Frank Nuyts: “Fast Wood Quintet”Jonathan Harvey: “Ricercare una Melodia”Steve Reich: “New York Counterpoint”Jean-Luc Fafchamps: new work for wind quintet

Meeting Steve Reich

Paleis voor Schone Kunsten / Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels (B)Meeting and debate with Steve Reich; Ars Musica

With STEVE REICH

Brussels

Paleis voor Schone Kunsten (copresented with Kaaitheater), Ars Musica

Steve Reich:
“Tehellim”
“City Life”
“Music for Pieces of Wood”

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Stadsschouwburg, Rotterdam (Nl)With Rosas: creation of the dance-production "Just Before"

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Stadsschouwburg, Rotterdam (Nl)With Rosas: creation of the dance-production "Just Before"

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Stadsschouwburg, Rotterdam (Nl)With Rosas: creation of the dance-production "Just Before"

One only one MARESZ

Rosas/PARTS/Ictus-studios, Brussels (B)Yan Maresz: “Metallics”

Ictus winds

CC De Spil, Roeselare (B)Leos Janacek: “Mladi”Gÿorgy Ligeti: “Zehn Stücke”Frank Nuyts: “Fast Wood Quintet”Jonathan Harvey: “Ricercare una Melodia”Steve Reich: “New York Counterpoint”Jean-Luc Fafchamps: creation for wind quintet

Ictus winds

Concertstudio, Kortrijkse Schouwburg (B)Leos Janacek: “Mladi”Gÿorgy Ligeti: “Zehn Stücke”Frank Nuyts: “Fast Wood Quintet”Jonathan Harvey: “Ricercare una Melodia”Steve Reich: “New York Counterpoint”Jean-Luc Fafchamps: creation for wind quintet

Ictus winds

De Schakel, Waregem (B)Leos Janacek: “Mladi”Gÿorgy Ligeti: “Zehn Stücke”Frank Nuyts: “Fast Wood Quintet”Jonathan Harvey: “Ricercare una Melodia”Steve Reich: “New York Counterpoint”Jean-Luc Fafchamps: creation for wind quintet

Ictus winds

CC Brugge (B)Leos Janacek: “Mladi”Gÿorgy Ligeti: “Zehn Stücke”Frank Nuyts: “Fast Wood Quintet”Jonathan Harvey: “Ricercare una Melodia”Steve Reich: “New York Counterpoint”Jean-Luc Fafchamps: creation for wind quintet

Ictus winds

CC Ter Dilft, Bornem (B)Leos Janacek: “Mladi”Gÿorgy Ligeti: “Zehn Stücke”Frank Nuyts: “Fast Wood Quintet”Jonathan Harvey: “Ricercare una Melodia”Steve Reich: “New York Counterpoint”Jean-Luc Fafchamps: creation for wind quintet

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Théâtre de la Ville, Paris (F)With Rosas: creation of the dance-production "Just Before"

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Théâtre de la Ville, Paris (F)With Rosas: creation of the dance-production "Just Before"

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Théâtre de la Ville, Paris (F)With Rosas: creation of the dance-production "Just Before"

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Théâtre de la Ville, Paris (F)With Rosas: creation of the dance-production "Just Before"

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Théâtre de la Ville, Paris (F)With Rosas: creation of the dance-production "Just Before"

Ictus winds

Cultural Centre Spinoy, Mechelen (B)Leos Janacek: “Mladi”Gÿorgy Ligeti: “Zehn Stücke”Frank Nuyts: “Fast Wood Quintet”Jonathan Harvey: “Ricercare una Melodia”Steve Reich: “New York Counterpoint”Jean-Luc Fafchamps: creation for wind quintet

Portrait Jonathan Harvey

Bellone, Brussels (B)Ictus FestivalJonathan Harvey: “Ricercare una Melodia” for oboe“Ricercare una Melodia” for trumpet“Advaya”“Le Tombeau de Messiaen”“Mortuos Plango”

Volubilis

Lunatheater Brussels (B)Ictus FestivaMartin Matalon: “Un Chien Andalou”Stefan Wolpe: “Quatuor”Javier Alvarez: “Temascal”

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Muziektheater, Amsterdam (Nl)With Rosas: creation of the dance-production "Just Before"

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Muziektheater, Amsterdam (Nl)With Rosas: creation of the dance-production "Just Before"

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Muziektheater, Amsterdam (Nl)With Rosas: creation of the dance-production "Just Before"