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

Liquid Room

Wien modern, Vienna (AT)Festival-like concert on different stages without any breaks: music of Eva Reiter, Lois V Vierk, Yan Maresz, Georges Aperghis, Cédric Dambrain,...

Music for 18 musicians

Bozar (B)The Steve Reich's masterpiece, with Synergy vocals

An index of metals

Vilius (Lithuanias)A video-concert by Fausto Romitelli (music) and Paulo Pacchini (video) for soprano, ensemble, multiprojection and electronics (texts by Kenka Lekovich); Maria Husmann (soprano); Georges-Elie Octors (conductor); a production of Voix Nouvelles, Royaumont

An index of metals

Riga (Lettonia)A video-concert by Fausto Romitelli (music) and Paulo Pacchini (video) for soprano, ensemble, multiprojection and electronics (texts by Kenka Lekovich); Maria Husmann (soprano); Georges-Elie Octors (conductor); a production of Voix Nouvelles, Royaumont

Bedrossian & Cendo

Donaueschingen (D)Franck Bedrossian : SWING (world premiere) Rafael Cendo : INTRODUCTION AUX TENEBRES (world premiere).Romain Bisschoff, barytone Nicolas Crosse, double BassMusikinformatik Ircam : Grégory Beller

Telegrams from the nose / Ursonate

Ultima Festival, Oslo (N)William Kentridge (animation film & concept) /François Sarhan (music)Telegrams from the NoseKurt Schwitters : Ursonate. Mike Schmid, speaker

Marathon musique urbaine

Auditorium, Dijon (F)Complete evening around minimalist American composers: Steve Reich, Lois V Vierk and Michael Gordon

Lettre soufie Z3

Opéra de Lille (F)One.Only.One concert (played twice with a short lecture in between): Z3 by Jean-Luc Fafchamps for trombone and electronicsAlain Pire (trombone) and Alex Fostier (electronics)

Lettre soufie Z3

Opéra de Lille (F)
Z3 by Jean-Luc Fafchamps for trombone and electronics
One.Only.One concert: played twice with a short lecture in between
Alain Pire (trombone) and Alex Fostier (electronics)

Liquid Room

Concertgebouw, Brugge (B)Festival-like concert on different stages without any breaks: music of Horacio Vaggione, Lois V Vierk, Riccardo Nova, François Sarhan, Cédric Dambrain,...

Liquid Room

Kaaitheater, Brussels (B)Festival-like concert on different stages without any breaks: music of Horacio Vaggione, Lois V Vierk, Riccardo Nova, François Sarhan, Cédric Dambrain,...

Drumming

Maerz Musik, Berlin (D) (WITH STEVE REICH)Drumming by Steve Reich, For 8 small tuned drums, 3 marimbas, 3 glockenspiels, 2 female voices, whistling and piccolo. A version without dance.

Matra / Keller Nova

Flagey, Studio 4 (Ars Musica), Brussels (B)'MATRA' Oscar BianchiA cantate by the young composer and 'Ictus-fellow' Oscar Bianchi for vocal ensemble, instrumental ensemble, trio concertante and electronics; conductor Georges-Elie Octors; 3 soloists : Mike Schmid, Susanne Fröhlich and Rico Gubler; with participation of Neue Vocalsolisten (6)

Drumming

Salzburg (AT) (WITH STEVE REICH)Drumming by Steve Reich, For 8 small tuned drums, 3 marimbas, 3 glockenspiels, 2 female voices, whistling and piccolo. A version without dance.

An index of metals

Amsterdam (NL)A video-concert by Fausto Romitelli (music) and Paulo Pacchini (video) for soprano, ensemble, multiprojection and electronics (texts by Kenka Lekovich); Maria Husmann (soprano); Georges-Elie Octors (conductor); a production of Voix Nouvelles, Royaumont