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

Austerltz

Kaaitheater (copresented with Bozar and Ictus), Brussel (B)Creation of music theatre production by composer Jérôme Combier and video-artist Pierre Nouvel, around the book “Austerlitz” by Sebaldproduction: Festival Aix-en-Provence, co-production: Opéra de Lille
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With Le Clezio in Le Louvre

Paris

Le Louvre

"Le Louvre invite Jean-Marie G. Le Clézio": Night concerts Cycle
Morton Feldman, John Cage

Masters in Handelsbeurs

Handelsbeurs, GhentIctus Academy performsF. ROMITELLI (1963-2004): An Index of Metals J. HARVEY (1939): Song OfferingsS. REICH (1936): SelectionM. LINDBERG (1958): Decorrente

Austerltz

Opéra de Lille (F)Creation of music theatre production by composer Jérôme Combier and video-artist Pierre Nouvel, around the book “Austerlitz” by Sebaldproduction: Festival Aix-en-Provence, co-production: Opéra de Lille
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Austerltz

Opéra de Lille (F)Creation of music theatre production by composer Jérôme Combier and video-artist Pierre Nouvel, around the book “Austerlitz” by Sebaldproduction: Festival Aix-en-Provence, co-production: Opéra de Lille
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Bozar Electro Night

Palace for Fine Arts, Brussels (B)Introducing ALEXANDER SCHUBERTPercussion, keyboards and electronics, with Alexander Schubert for Bozar

Telegrams from the nose

NYYD International Music Festival, Tallin (Estonia)William Kentridge/François Sarhan : Telegrams from the NoseTatjana Kozlova : New piece

Mikrokosmos

Pact Zollverein, Essen (D)choreografie: Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, muziek: Béla Bartok “Seven Pieces from Mikrokosmos”, Gyorgy Ligeti “Three pieces for 2 pianos”

Mikrokosmos

Pact Zollverein, Essen (D)choreografie: Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, muziek: Béla Bartok “Seven Pieces from Mikrokosmos”, Gyorgy Ligeti “Three pieces for 2 pianos”

Mikrokosmos

Berlin (D)choreografie: Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, muziek: Béla Bartok “Seven Pieces from Mikrokosmos”, Gyorgy Ligeti “Three pieces for 2 pianos”

Venice Biennale (Final concert)

Teatro alle Tese, Venice (It)Fausto Romitelli (1963-2004) Trash Tv Trance for electric guitar (2002, 10’)Iannis Xenakis (1922-2001) Ikhoor for string trio (1978, 10’)Harry Partch (1901-1974) / arr. Tim Mariën (1975) Barstow (1941) and The Letter (1943, 14’) Italian premiere performancefrom the Wayward Cycle for voice, microtonal piano, microtonal guitar and zitherEva Reiter (1976) Alle Verbindungen Gelten Nur Jetz for Paetzold flute, percussions, electric guitar, cello and electronics (2008, 10’) Italian premiere performanceKurt Schwitters (1887-1948) Sonate in Urlauten (1932, excerpts, 10’)Hikari Kiyama (1983) Kabuki for solo saxophone and 6 instruments (2009, 15’) Italian premiere performance

L'Nfer

Orléans, La Scène Nationale d'Orléans (F)A radiophonic evening with François Sarhan. Works by Sarhan, Oehring, Wyatt, Zappa (premiere)

Home work

Bregenzer Festspiele / Kunst aus der Zeit, Bregenz (A)New stage work for video and ensemble by composer François Sarhanproduction and commission: Bregenzer Festspiele / Kunst aus der Zeit 

The wayward (Partch/Marien)

Bregenzer Festspiele / Kunst aus der Zeit, Bregenz (A)Works by Harry Partch, arranged by Tim Mariënand works by Tim Mariën and Thomas Smethryns

Home work

Bregenzer Festspiele / Kunst aus der Zeit, Bregenz (A)New stage work for video and ensemble by composer François Sarhanproduction and commission: Bregenzer Festspiele / Kunst aus der Zeit 

Austerltz

Festival Aix-en-Provence (F)Creation of music theatre production by composer Jérôme Combier and video-artist Pierre Nouvel, around the book “Austerlitz” by Sebaldproduction: Festival Aix-en-Provence, co-production: Opéra de Lille
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Austerltz

Festival Aix-en-Provence (F)Creation of music theatre production by composer Jérôme Combier and video-artist Pierre Nouvel, around the book “Austerlitz” by Sebaldproduction: Festival Aix-en-Provence, co-production: Opéra de Lille
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Rain Live

Opéra de Paris, Paris (F)Dance-production with Rosas: cchoreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music: “Music for 18 Musicians” by Steve Reich); Rosas, Ictus and Synergy Vocals

Rain Live

Opéra de Paris, Paris (F)Dance-production with Rosas: cchoreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music: “Music for 18 Musicians” by Steve Reich); Rosas, Ictus and Synergy Vocals

Rain Live matinée

Opéra de Paris, Paris (F)Dance-production with Rosas: cchoreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music: “Music for 18 Musicians” by Steve Reich); Rosas, Ictus and Synergy Vocals

Rain Live

Opéra de Paris, Paris (F)Dance-production with Rosas: cchoreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music: “Music for 18 Musicians” by Steve Reich); Rosas, Ictus and Synergy Vocals

Rain Live

Opéra de Paris, Paris (F)Dance-production with Rosas: cchoreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music: “Music for 18 Musicians” by Steve Reich); Rosas, Ictus and Synergy Vocals

Rain Live

Opéra de Paris, Paris (F)Dance-production with Rosas: cchoreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music: “Music for 18 Musicians” by Steve Reich); Rosas, Ictus and Synergy Vocals

Rain Live

Opéra de Paris, Paris (F)Dance-production with Rosas: cchoreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music: “Music for 18 Musicians” by Steve Reich); Rosas, Ictus and Synergy Vocals

Rain Live

Opéra de Paris, Paris (F)Dance-production with Rosas: cchoreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music: “Music for 18 Musicians” by Steve Reich); Rosas, Ictus and Synergy Vocals

Rain Live

Opéra de Paris, Paris (F)Dance-production with Rosas: cchoreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music: “Music for 18 Musicians” by Steve Reich); Rosas, Ictus and Synergy Vocals

Rain Live

Opéra de Paris, Paris (F)Dance-production with Rosas: cchoreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music: “Music for 18 Musicians” by Steve Reich); Rosas, Ictus and Synergy Vocals

Rain Live

Opéra de Paris, Paris (F)Dance-production with Rosas: cchoreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music: “Music for 18 Musicians” by Steve Reich); Rosas, Ictus and Synergy Vocals

Mikrokosmos

Kaaitheater, Brussels (B)choreografie: Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, muziek: Béla Bartok “Seven Pieces from Mikrokosmos”, Gyorgy Ligeti “Three pieces for 2 pianos”

Mikrokosmos

Kaaitheater, Brussels (B)choreografie: Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, muziek: Béla Bartok “Seven Pieces from Mikrokosmos”, Gyorgy Ligeti “Three pieces for 2 pianos”

Trash TV Trance

Opéra de Lille, Lille (F)Commented concert for secondary schools around Fausto Romitellis solo for electric guitar, performed by Ictus-guitarist Tom Pauwels, and commented by Jean-Luc Plouvier

Liquid Room

Kaaitheater, Brussels (B)Wolfgang Mitterer, Benjamin De La Fuente, François-Bernard Mâche, Marc Monnet, Harry Partch, Eva Reiter and much more. A seamless evening on four podiums.

Liquid Room

Handelsbeurs, Gent (B)Wolfgang Mitterer, Benjamin De La Fuente, François-Bernard Mâche, Marc Monnet, Harry Partch, Eva Reiter and much more. A seamless evening on four podiums.

First Class Concerts

Opéra de Lille, Lille (F)A day of concerts for kids of the first class of primary school (6-7 years old), given by soloists of Ictus, and contextualized by animators from the University of Lille (CFMI)