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

One only One

Kaaitheaterstudio's, Brussel (B)ONE.ONLY.ONE: Velli-Matti PuumalaVeli-Matti Puumala: Basfortel, for basclarinet, keyboards and electronica soloists: Dirk Descheemaeker, basclarinet, and Jean-Luc Plouvier, keyboards

Franco Donatoni - music for winds

De Velinx, Tongeren (B)Production: DeVelinxSoloists: Piet Van Bockstal, oboe, and Takashi Yamane, clarinetFranco Donatoni: Blow, for wind quintetLuci II, for horn and fagot2 Incisi, for hoboSteve Reich: New York Counterpoint, for clarinet and tapePhilippe Leroux: Souffles, for wind quintet

One only one

Kaaitheaterstudio's, Brussel (B)soloists: Dirk Descheemaeker, basclarinet, and Jean-Luc Plouvier, keyboardsProduction: Kaaitheater, Filharmonische Vereniging van Brussel and IctusVeli-Matti Puumala: Basfortel, for basclarinet, keyboards and electronica

One only one

Kaaitheaterstudio's, Brussel (B)One.Only.One, Javier Alvarez's "A si el acero" for amplified tenor, steelpan and tape (soloist: Miguel Bernat)

Composition seminar

17->26.09 - Royaumont (F)Ictus in residence in the festival and composition-seminar Voix Nouvelles

Ouverture concert

Traiettorie festival, Parma (IT)conductor: Georges-Elie OctorsPieces by Jonathan Harvey, Magnus Lindberg, Yan Maresz and Kaija Saariaho

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Hannover (D)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Frankfurt (D)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Frankfurt (D)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Montpellier (F)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Théâtre de la Ville, Paris (F)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Théâtre de la Ville, Paris (F)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Théâtre de la Ville, Paris (F)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Théâtre de la Ville, Paris (F)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Théâtre de la Ville, Paris (F)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Théâtre de la Ville, Paris (F)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Rotterdamse Schouwburg, Rotterdam (NL)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Rotterdamse Schouwburg, Rotterdam (NL)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Rotterdamse Schouwburg, Rotterdam (NL)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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deSingel, Antwerp (B)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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deSingel, Antwerp (B)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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deSingel, Antwerp (B)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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deSingel, Antwerp (B)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Lunatheater, Brussel (B)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Lunatheater, Brussel (B)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

One only one

Kaaitheaterstudios, Brussels (B)Yan Maresz: “Metallics”

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Dansens Hus, Stockholm (Z)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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Dansens Hus, Stockholm (Z)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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Dansens Hus, Stockholm (Z)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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Vooruit, Gent (B)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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Vooruit, Gent (B)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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Vooruit, Gent (B)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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Vooruit, Gent (B)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