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

Drumming

Palais des Beaux Arts Brussels (B)in collaboration with KaaitheaterDrumming by Steve Reich, For 8 small tuned drums, 3 marimbas, 3 glockenspiels, 2 female voices, whistling and piccolo. A version without dance.

Musica 2010

Musica, Strasbourg (FR)Cendo : Introduction aux Ténèbres (with IRCAM electronics) Levinas : Concerto pour un piano espace n°2 (new cadenza!) Robin : Chants contre Champs

Loops

Helsinki Festival (Fi)Early music by Steve Reich for percussion and electric keyboards

Telegrams from the nose

Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam (NL)Holland Festival,William Kentridge (animation film & concept) /François Sarhan (music)Telegrams from the Nose

Laborintus II with Mike Patton

Muziekgebouw ah IJ, Holland Festival, Amsterdam (NL)
Music by Luciano Berio, with Mike Patton, Nederlands Kamerkoor and soloists from Holland

Telegrams from the nose

Happy New Festival, Kortrijk (B)William Kentridge (animation film & concept) /François Sarhan (music)Telegrams from the Nose

Partch / Marien creation

Kaaitheater, Brussels (B)Works by Harry Partch revisited by Tim Mariën

In C

Festival de BOulogne (F)Terry Riley, IN C

Telegrams from the nose

Maerz Musik, Berlin (D)William Kentridge (animation film & concept) /François Sarhan (music)Telegrams from the Nose

Primes

Kaaitheater, BrusselsRiccardo Nova 'Primes' for ensemble, indian musicans and electronicsComputer music assistance : Patrock Delges for CRFMW

Primes

Opéra de Lille (F)Riccardo Nova 'Primes' for ensemble, indian musicans and electronicsComputer music assistance : Patrock Delges for CRFMW

Mot soufi#2

flagey, Studio 1, Ars Musica, BrusselsEnsemble and chamber pieces by Jean-Luc Fafchamps, including two new works. Conductors : G-E Octors, François Deppe.Computer music assistance : CRFMW (Centre de Recherches et de Formation Musicales de Wallonie)

Telegrams from the nose

Handelsbeurs, Gent (B)William Kentridge (animation film & concept) /François Sarhan (music)Telegrams from the Nose

Waits Weill

Amsterdam

Muziekgebouw

Opera songs by Kurt Weill and Tom Waits, featuring Judith Vindevogel and Kris Dane

Strange news

théâtre National, Brussels (B)(Josse DE PAUW, Rolf WALLIN + George VAN DAM)a work for actor, orchestra or ensemble, surround sound and video screen, based on footage of child soldiers in DR Congo

Strange news

théâtre National, Brussels (B)(Josse DE PAUW, Rolf WALLIN + George VAN DAM)a work for actor, orchestra or ensemble, surround sound and video screen, based on footage of child soldiers in DR Congo