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

ICTUS | FAFCHAMPS | LATCHOUMIA | MARTINEZ | OCTORS

Ballet Mécanique with mechanized propellers and bells
conceived and realized by LOGOS Foundation.

George Antheil Ballet Mécanique (1924) voor 2 piano’s, 3 xyloons, 4 bass-drums, tuigvliegpropellers, elektrische bellen en sirene’s
New motorized version developed by Stichting Logos, Ghent

Mark Applebaum Aphasia (2010) voor zanger en tape door Ruben Martinez-Orio (9’)

George Antheil Jazz Sonata (1922) door Wilhelm Latchoumia (1:40)

Henry Cowell Medley of short pieces door Wilhelm Latchoumia en Jean-Luc Fafchamps

als installatie
György Ligeti Poème Symphonique’ (1962) voor honderd metronomen

Jean-Luc Fafchamps, Wilhem Latchoumia : pianos
Ruben Martinez Orio : solo percussion
Georges-Elie Octors : conductor Read More...

LIESA VAN DER AA / TOM PAUWELS_SOIRÉE D’OUVERTURE

La muse en circuit, Paris (FR)Christopher Trapani, Wayfaring Stranger et Freight Train pour voix, violon, guitare électrique et pédales d’effets.Larry Polansky, Sweet Betsy from Pike, Eskimo Song, Dismission of Great I pour voix et la guitare à résonateur Lou Harrison National à intonation juste.James Tenney Harmonium #1 (dédié à Lou Harrison) pour guitare

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LIESA VAN DER AA & TOM PAUWELS

Opéra de Lille, Lille (FR)Larry Polansky : Sweet Betsy from Pike,

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LIESA VAN DER AA & TOM PAUWELS

Opéra de Lille, Lille (FR)Larry Polansky : Sweet Betsy from Pike,

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Shelter - Michael Gordon

Bijloke, Gent (BE) Shelter (coproduction Manama/G.A.M.E., Ictus, Spectra) - concert

Timber in Berlin

Brussels (BE)

TIMBER IN BERLIN (MICHAEL GORDON)
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Liquid Room

Berlin (de)

Berliner Festspiele,
Michael Gordon Timber (excerpt)
Peter Ablinger TIM song
Marko Ciciliani Black Horizon
Bernhard Gander 2Bad
Michael Beil SWAP
Pierluigi Billone Mani.Mono
François Sarhan Homework II
Eliane Radigue Σ=a=b=a+b’
Cédric Dambrain Duet performance (with Gerrit Nulens)
Manon de Boer & George van Dam Sequenza
Enno Poppe Rad
Bernhard Gander Schöne worte
Stefan Prins, Fremdkörper#1
Kaj Duncan David, Sound and Vision
Eva Reiter Stalkers Resolution
Jürg Frey 2nd String Quartet
Clara Iannotta Limun

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Weird Instruments

Brussels (BE)

Weird Instruments: Timber/Gordon, Mani Mano/Billone, Funerali/Lanza, Appelbaum/Aphasia - concert - Brussels (BE) IMGP0879

Steve Reich / Terry Riley

  • Bozar Brussels (BE)
  • RILEY (A RAINBOW...) | REICH (EIGHTEEN MUSICIANS)
  • Reich : Music for Eighteen Musicians (Bozar, Main Hall) | Riley : A rainbow in curved air (Bozar, Hall Horta) | With Synergy Vocals

AN INDEX OF METALS (FAUSTO ROMITELLI, PAOLO PACHINI)

  • Alcatraz, Milano Musica - Milano - Italy
  • AN INDEX OF METALS (FAUSTO ROMITELLI, PAOLO PACHINI)
  • http://www.milanomusica.org/en/
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BOZAR ELECTRONIC ARTS FESTIVAL, WITH CÉDRIC DAMBRAIN

  • www.bozar.be - Brussels - belgium
  • Cédric Dambrain solo and in duo with Gerrit Nulens (drums)
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ORFEO 14 (HELMUT OEHRING)

Opéra de Lille - Lille - FranceHelmut Oehring, after C. Monteverdi and J. Conrad, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the reopening of the Opera de Lille

ORFEO 14 (HELMUT OEHRING)

Opéra de Lille - Lille - FranceHelmut Oehring, after C. Monteverdi and J. Conrad, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the reopening of the Opera de Lille

Z1, FROM "SUFI LETTERS"

Opéra de Lille - Lille - France

Z1, FROM "SUFI LETTERS" (JEAN-LUC FAFCHAMPS)

This is not a pop song II

deSIngel - Antwerpen - Belgium

Fafchamps, Reiter, Aperghis, Bauer/Peck, Schubert, De La Fuente

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Liquid Room #4 - An history of synchronicity

Kaaitheater - Brussels - Belgium

A Liquid Room on 4 stages with guest performers of medieval music, and two premieres by Yeznikian and Guiraud

This is not a pop song II

Kaaitheater - Brussels - Belgium

Fafchamps, Reiter, Aperghis, Bauer/Peck, Schubert, De La Fuente

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Parcours Musicaux for children

Opéra de Lille

Donatienne Michel-Dansac, voice
Medley of phonetic music, incl. "Pub" by Georges Aperghis, and other short pieces
Thierry De Mey, Musique de tables
Eva Reiter, Konter for bass flute

Parcours Musicaux for children

Opéra de Lille

Donatienne Michel-Dansac, voice
Medley of phonetic music, incl. "Pub" by Georges Aperghis, and other short pieces
Thierry De Mey, Musique de tables
Eva Reiter, Konter for bass flute

Faune

Théâtre de Caen (F)

Debussy’s “Après-midi d’un faune” (chamber-music version + film Thierry De Mey on choreography of Anne Teresa De Keersmaker), Schönberg’s “Pierrot Lunaire” (with soprano Marianne Pousseur) and “Valse3”, a new composition for small ensemble and electronics of by Frédéric Verrières (inspired by Ravel’s “La Valse”); conductors: Georges-Elie Octors (Debussy, Verrières) and François Deppe (Schönberg)

Faune

Opéra Comique, Paris (F)

Debussy’s “Après-midi d’un faune” (chamber-music version + film Thierry De Mey on choreography of Anne Teresa De Keersmaker), Schönberg’s “Pierrot Lunaire” (with soprano Marianne Pousseur) and “Valse3”, a new composition for small ensemble and electronics of by Frédéric Verrières (inspired by Ravel’s “La Valse”); conductors: Georges-Elie Octors (Debussy, Verrières) and François Deppe (Schönberg)

Liquid Room #4 - An history of synchronicity

Kaaitheater, Brussels (B)

Faune

deSingel, Antwerp (B)

Debussy’s “Après-midi d’un faune” (chamber-music version + film Thierry De Mey on choreography of Anne Teresa De Keersmaker), Schönberg’s “Pierrot Lunaire” (with soprano Marianne Pousseur) and “Valse3”, a new composition for small ensemble and electronics of by Frédéric Verrières (inspired by Ravel’s “La Valse”); conductors: Georges-Elie Octors (Debussy, Verrières) and François Deppe (Schönberg)

Faune

Kaaitheater (in a co-presentation with Bozar and Ictus), Brussels (B)

Debussy’s “Après-midi d’un faune” (chamber-music version + film Thierry De Mey on choreography of Anne Teresa De Keersmaker), Schönberg’s “Pierrot Lunaire” (with soprano Marianne Pousseur) and “Valse3”, a new composition for small ensemble and electronics of by Frédéric Verrières (inspired by Ravel’s “La Valse”); conductors: Georges-Elie Octors (Debussy, Verrières) and François Deppe (Schönberg)

Ballets Mécaniques

Opéra de Lille, Lille (F)

A marathon-programme in different spaces spread allover the opera-house, including works of Edgar Varèse, George Antheil, Luciano Chessa, Kurt Schwitters, a.o., presented by Ictus, Cris de Paris and soloists Michaël Schmid and Fabian Fiorini, as well as performer Luciano Chessa and the Russolo machines

Liquid Room in Lëtzebuerg - A tribute to John Cage

Grand Théâtre (presented by Philharmonie),Luxembourg (L)

A tribute to John Cage

FUTURISME/PRIMITIVISME

Cité de la Musique, Paris (F)

Partch, Marinetti, Russolo and Schwitters
Harry Partch’s “The Wayward” (in an arrangement by Tim Mariën) + pre-concert with works by Marinetti, Russolo, Schwitters

Liquid room - Saint John

Gent

Handelsbeurs

A seamless evening on different stages, with works by John Cage and related music soloists of Ictus and soprano Judith Vindevogel

Musica 2012

Strasbourg

festival Musica

Raphael Cendo, Wolfgang Mitterer, Francesco Filidei Wolfgang Mitterer: Little Smile (2011) Francesco Filidei: Ballata n.2 (2012) Raphaël Cendo: new work: concerto for trumpet, flute, guitar and ensemble (2012) Soloists: Philippe Ranalo, Michaël Schmid, Tom Pauwels Conductor: Georges-Elie Octors

Liquid room

Darmstadt

Internationale Ferienkurse für Neue Musik, Liquid Room (final concert of Darmstadt 2012)

A seamless evening on four stages, with works by many different composers related to the past and present of the Internationale Ferienkurse für Neue Musik of Darmstadt

Jonathan Harvey

Concertgebouw, Brugge (B)

Jonathan Harvey’s “Bhakti” for ensemble and “Ricercare una melodia” (for oboe), and stringtrio by Hector Parra

The wayward (Partch/Marien)

Lille

Halles St-Sauveur

Harry Partch / Tim Mariën

Liquid Room

Hamburg

Kampnagel

(co-presented by Elbphilharmonie and Kampnagel) works by Magnus Lindberg, Kurt Schwitters, Michael Gordon , Eva Reiter, Benjamin De La Fuente, Helmut Lachenmann, Harry Partch (arr by Tim Mariën), Geoffrey Drouin, Alexander Schubert, Helmut Oehring and Michael Levinas. A seamless evening on four stages.

This is not a pop song

Brussels

Kaaistudios

(copresented by Kaaitheater, with Bozar, Ars Musica and Ictus), premiere of performance project by ICTUS.
The line-up includes voice, clarinet/sax, electric guitar, bass guitar, keyboard and drums. A carefully selected set of composers, musicians and performers - short and longterm associates of the ensemble - have been asked to produce a short statement; a piece of music with the duration of a pop song: a.o. Alexander Schubert, Clinton Mc Callum, Oscar Bianchi, Morten Olsen, Fabian Fiorini,...

This is not a pop song

Brussels

Kaaistudios

(copresented by Kaaitheater, with Bozar, Ars Musica and Ictus), premiere of performance project by ICTUS.
The line-up includes voice, clarinet/sax, electric guitar, bass guitar, keyboard and drums. A carefully selected set of composers, musicians and performers - short and longterm associates of the ensemble - have been asked to produce a short statement; a piece of music with the duration of a pop song: a.o. Alexander Schubert, Clinton Mc Callum, Oscar Bianchi, Morten Olsen, Fabian Fiorini,...

This is not a pop song creation

Brussels

Kaaistudios

(copresented by Kaaitheater, with Bozar, Ars Musica and Ictus), premiere of performance project by ICTUS.
The line-up includes voice, clarinet/sax, electric guitar, bass guitar, keyboard and drums. A carefully selected set of composers, musicians and performers - short and longterm associates of the ensemble - have been asked to produce a short statement; a piece of music with the duration of a pop song: a.o. Alexander Schubert, Clinton Mc Callum, Oscar Bianchi, Morten Olsen, Fabian Fiorini,...

The wayward (Partch/Marien)

Amsterdam

Muziekgebouw an IJ

Works by Harry Partch, arranged by Tim Mariën
and works by Tim Mariën and Thomas Smethryns

Conical Intersection, ROQUE RIVAS

Palace for Fine Arts, Brussels (B)Soloist concert with comments. Roque Rivas: Conical Intersection, for bassoon and electronics. Dirk Noyen, bassoon

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)

Conical Intersection, ROQUE RIVAS

Lille, Opéra (FR)Soloist concert with comments. Roque Rivas: Conical Intersection, for bassoon and electronics. Dirk Noyen, bassoon

The wayward (Partch/Marien)

Handelsbeurs, Gent (B) Harry Partch / Tim Mariën

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

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

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)

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 

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)

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

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

L'Nfer

Kaaitheater (copresentation with Paleis voor Schone Kunsten), Brussels (B)A radiophonic evening with François Sarhan. Works by Sarhan, Oehring, Wyatt, Zappa (premiere)

Waits Weill

Dijon

Opéra de Dijon

A concert-project produced with arrangements by François Deppe, Jean-Luc Fafchamps and Fabian Fiorini for a line-up of 13 musicians of songs by Kurt Weill and Tom Waits, with soprano Maria Husmann and rocksinger Kris Dane

Waits Weill

Dijon

Opéra de Dijon

A concert-project produced with arrangements by François Deppe, Jean-Luc Fafchamps and Fabian Fiorini for a line-up of 13 musicians of songs by Kurt Weill and Tom Waits, with soprano Maria Husmann and rocksinger Kris Dane

Waits Weill

Hasselt

A concert-project produced with arrangements by François Deppe, Jean-Luc Fafchamps and Fabian Fiorini for a line-up of 13 musicians of songs by Kurt Weill and Tom Waits, with soprano Maria Husmann and rocksinger Kris Dane

Riccardo Nova

Milano Musica, Milaan (I)4 works by Riccardo Nova 'Ma's Sequence 7', 'Koraippu', 'Thirteen' and 'Seventeen' (creatie) and Fausto Romitelli's “Trash TV”; conductor Georges-Elie Octors

Happy End

Kaaitheater, Brussels (B)Animation film by visual artist Hans Op de Beeck (with Klaas Verpoest and Bruno Hardt) + composition by composer Georges Aperghis around the tale “Petit Poucet” by Charles Perrault; a production of Opéra de Lille; conductor Georges-Elie Octors

Happy End

Cité de la Musique (een copresentation with festival Agora, Ircam), Paris (F)Animation film by visual artist Hans Op de Beeck (with Klaas Verpoest and Bruno Hardt) + composition by composer Georges Aperghis around the tale “Petit Poucet” by Charles Perrault; a production of Opéra de Lille; conductor Georges-Elie Octors

An index of metals

Auditorium (presentatie: Santa Cecilia), Rome (I)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

Happy End

Auditorium (presentatie: Santa Cecilia), Rome (I)Animation film by visual artist Hans Op de Beeck (with Klaas Verpoest and Bruno Hardt) + composition by composer Georges Aperghis around the tale “Petit Poucet” by Charles Perrault; a production of Opéra de Lille; conductor Georges-Elie Octors

Basilica

Gelatinefabriek, Hasselt (B)Compositions by Jean-Luc Fafchamps and Yan Maresz, with soloists Alain Pire (trombone) and Philippe Ranallo (trumpet)

Le grand gamelan

Kaaitheater, Brussel (B)“LE GRAND GAMELAN” (Ictus & Octurn)Creation of the concert piece by composer Bo Van de Werf for 9 musicians by jazz-collective Octurn and 5 percussionists by Ictus, joined in a imaginary gamelan group

An index of metals

Flagey, Brussels (B)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

Le grand gamelan

Maison de la Musique, Nanterre (F)“LE GRAND GAMELAN” (Ictus & Octurn)Creation of the concert piece by composer Bo Van de Werf for 9 musicians by jazz-collective Octurn and 5 percussionists by Ictus, joined in a imaginary gamelan group

Happy End

Handelsbeurs, Gent (B)Animation film by visual artist Hans Op de Beeck (with Klaas Verpoest and Bruno Hardt) + composition by composer Georges Aperghis around the tale “Petit Poucet” by Charles Perrault; a production of Opéra de Lille; conductor Georges-Elie Octors

Professor bad trip

Festival Eclat, Stuttgart (D)15.02.2008:'PROFESSOR BAD TRIPFausto Romitelli :“Professor Bad Trip”: drie-delige cyclus for 10 musicians and electronics; conductor Georges-Elie Octors

Matra / Keller Nova

Festival Eclat, Stuttgart (D)'MATRA' Oscar Bianchi + CREATIE Stephane KellerA 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). Stefane Keller : Driven (premiere). Riccardo Nova : Ma's Sequence

L'Nfer

Opéra de Lille (F)A radiophonic evening with François Sarhan. Works by Sarhan, Oehring, Wyatt, Zappa (premiere)

Quintet Riccardo Nova

Opéra de Lille (F)Piece for wind quintet and Indian percussionist, Manjunath Basavanahalli

Happy End

deSingel, Antwerpen (B)Animation film by visual artist Hans Op de Beeck (with Klaas Verpoest and Bruno Hardt) + composition by composer Georges Aperghis around the tale “Petit Poucet” by Charles Perrault; a production of Opéra de Lille; conductor Georges-Elie Octors

Happy End

Opéra de Lille (F)Animation film by visual artist Hans Op de Beeck (with Klaas Verpoest and Bruno Hardt) + composition by composer Georges Aperghis around the tale “Petit Poucet” by Charles Perrault; a production of Opéra de Lille; conductor Georges-Elie Octors

Happy End

Opéra de Lille (F) - CreationAnimation film by visual artist Hans Op de Beeck (with Klaas Verpoest and Bruno Hardt) + composition by composer Georges Aperghis around the tale “Petit Poucet” by Charles Perrault; a production of Opéra de Lille; conductor Georges-Elie Octors

Waits Weill

Dijon

Auditorium/Le Duo

A concert-project produced with arrangements by François Deppe, Jean-Luc Fafchamps and Fabian Fiorini for a line-up of 13 musicians of songs by Kurt Weill and Tom Waits, with soprano Maria Husmann and rocksinger Kris Dane

Waits Weill

Kaaitheater, Brussels (B)A concert-project produced with arrangements by François Deppe, Jean-Luc Fafchamps and Fabian Fiorini for a line-up of 13 musicians of songs by Kurt Weill and Tom Waits, with soprano Maria Husmann and rocksinger Kris Dane

Music@venture

deSingel, Antwerpen (B)Opening of the festival Music@Venture in Antwerp with music by Michael Gordon: "I Burried Paul”, Raphaël Cendo: "Scratch Data", François Sarhan: "3 small trios with samples”, Riccardo Nova: "Ma's Sequence 7", "Koraippu" and "Thirteen"

Matra - Oscar Bianchi Creation

Festival Musica, Strasbourg (F)Premiere of “Matra”, a cantate written by composer Oscar Bianchi for the ensemble Ictus and Neue Vocalsolisten (Stuttgart); a coproduction by the festivals Musica (Strasbourg) and Eclat (Stuttgart)

L'Nfer

festival Musica, Strasbourg (F)A radiophonic evening with François Sarhan. Works by Sarhan, Oehring, Wyatt, Zappa (premiere)

Waits Weill

Handelsbeurs, Gent (B)A concert-project produced with arrangements by François Deppe, Jean-Luc Fafchamps and Fabian Fiorini for a line-up of 13 musicians of songs by Kurt Weill and Tom Waits, with soprano Maria Husmann and rocksinger Kris Dane

Waits Weill

festival Happy New Ears, Kortrijkse Schouwburg, Kortrijk (B)A concert-project produced with arrangements by François Deppe, Jean-Luc Fafchamps and Fabian Fiorini for a line-up of 13 musicians of songs by Kurt Weill and Tom Waits, with soprano Maria Husmann and rocksinger Kris Dane

Waits Weill

Zeeland Nazomer Festival, Middelburg (NL)A concert-project produced with arrangements by François Deppe, Jean-Luc Fafchamps and Fabian Fiorini for a line-up of 13 musicians of songs by Kurt Weill and Tom Waits, with soprano Maria Husmann and rocksinger Kris Dane

Waits Weill

Festival Noorderzon en Stichting Prime, Groningen (Nl)A concert-project produced with arrangements by François Deppe, Jean-Luc Fafchamps and Fabian Fiorini for a line-up of 13 musicians of songs by Kurt Weill and Tom Waits, with soprano Maria Husmann and rocksinger Kris Dane

Naturale

Opéra de Lille (F)Luciano Berio : Naturale, for solo viola (Paul De Clerck), percussion (Gerrit Nulens) and tape. Two performances and some comments on the music

Ircam creation

Kaaitheater (with Ars Musica & Bozar), Brussels (B)Yan Maresz : “Sul Segno”, Bruno Mantovani: “Le Grand Jeu” and “Éclair de lune”, Raphaël Cendo: “Scratch Data”; Miquel Bernat, Gerrit Nulens and Michael Weilacher (solo percussion)

Ircam creation

Ircam, Paris (F)Yan Maresz : “Sul Segno”, Bruno Mantovani: “Le Grand Jeu” and “Éclair de lune” (new work for three solo snare drums and three instrumental groups), Raphaël Cendo: “Scratch Data”; Miquel Bernat, Gerrit Nulens and Michael Weilacher (solo percussion)

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Ultraschall, Berlin (D)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

Musiques croisées - A marathon

Opéra de Lille, Lille (F)Creation of a new marathon-programme: One evening, three concerts : Johannes Schöllhorn, Francis Ponge, Manuela Morgaine : L'Art de la Figue; Tom Johnson, Pierre Droulers : Maximum Efficiency; Riccardo Nova : Ma's Sequence, Thirteen. conductor: Georges-Elie Octors

L'Nfer Creation

L'Arsenal, Metz (F)A radiophonic evening with François Sarhan. Works by Sarhan, Oehring, Wyatt, Zappa (premiere)

Maximum efficiency

Philharmonie de Luxembourg, Luxembourg After Tom Johnson's music

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Tage für Neue Musik, Zürich (CH) 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

Musica 2006

Dambrain (Blazek)/Oomen (Fughetta on Bach and Cage)/Kmitova (Briefanfnge an Ursus)/Cendo (Scratch Data)

In C - Terry Riley

Festival Why Note, Dijon (F)

Candid music

Théâtre de Caen, Caen (F)A marathonWorks by John Cage, Harry Partch, Morton Feldman, Michael Gordon, Gavin Bryars (with Orchestre de Picardie, conductor: Gavin Bryars), Tim Mariën, Steve Reich, Conlon Nancarrow, Michael Weilacher

Marc Monnet

Musée Océanographique (festival Printemps des Arts) Monaco  (F)Marc Monnet: “Bosse, crane rasé, nez crochu”, and Tom Johnson: “Maximum Efficiency” series of short compositions for  3-4 musicians and actor; conductor: Georges-Elie Octors;

Etvos/Mantovani

Opéra de Lille, Lille (F)

le Grand Jeu

Lille

Opéra de Lille

Two performances of Bruno Mantovani’s “le Grand Jeu” for percussion and electronics, performed by Miquel Bernat (percussion); meeting with the composer in between the two interpretations

In Berlin

Kammermusiksaal (festival MaerzMuzik), Berlin (D)Misato Mochizuki: “4D”, “Winter Fragments” and “Etheric Blueprint” (creation; commissioned by MaerzMuzik); Yan Maresz: “Entrelacs”; Olivier Schneller: new work for small ensemble and electronics (commissioned by MaerzMuzik);

le Grand Jeu

Armentières

Vivat

Two performances of Bruno Mantovani’s “le Grand Jeu” for percussion and electronics, performed by Miquel Bernat (percussion); meeting with the composer in between the two interpretations

Mots soufies KDTZGhSA creation

Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels (B)In 05-06 Jean-Luc Fafchamps is composer-in-residence at the Palais des Beaux Arts in Brussels; Bozar Music and Ars Musica are commissioning him to compose his project around sufi lettres for ensemble and orchestra; with Orchestre National de Lille; conductor: Peter Rundel

Etvos/Mantovani

Kaaitheatre, Brussels (B)

In C with Terry Riley

Flagey, Brussels (B)Ictus performs Terry Riley’s “In C” together with the composer

In C with Terry Riley

Cité de la Musique, Paris (F)Ictus performs Terry Riley’s “In C” together with the composer

Tehillim

Cité de la Musique, Paris (F)Steve Reich: “Tehillim”Georges-Elie Octors (conductor)

Cassol & Sciarrino

Le Manège, Reims (F)Ictus performs together with the jazz formation Aka Moon the composition “Y Ching” by Fabrizio Cassol, as well as works by Salvatore Sciarrino (“Tre notturni brillanti" and “Quintettino N.1 per clarinetto e quartetto d'archi”)

Violin Phase

Bozar, Brussels (B)

Waits Weill

Cargo, Grenoble (F)A concert-project produced with arrangements by François Deppe, Jean-Luc Fafchamps and Fabian Fiorini for a line-up of 13 musicians of songs by Kurt Weill and Tom Waits, with soprano Maria Husmann and rocksinger Kris Dane

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Opéra de Lille, Lille (F)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

Bad trip in Luxembourg

Philharmonie de Luxembourg, Luxembourg (L)Fausto Romitelli: “Professor Bad Trip” (I, II and III)

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Festival Manca, Nice (F)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

Waits Weill

San Domenec Theatre, Temporada Alta Festival, Girona (ES)A concert-project produced with arrangements by François Deppe, Jean-Luc Fafchamps and Fabian Fiorini for a line-up of 13 musicians of songs by Kurt Weill and Tom Waits, with soprano Maria Husmann and rocksinger Kris Dane

One only one

Palais des Beaux Arts / Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussel (B)Two performances of ‘Ictus Fellow Composer’ Cédric Dambrain’s “Pure” by François Deppe (cello) and meeting with the composer in between the two interpretations

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Budapest Autumn Festival, MaFilm Studio, Budapest (HU)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

Mochizuki/Monnet

Festival Musica, Strassbourg f(fr)Mochizuki/Monnet

First class concert

Paleis voor Schone Kunsten / Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussels (B)(Eersteklas Concerten / Concerts Premières Classes) annual concert day, specially prepared and proposed to children of six-seven years old, going to the first class of primary school; this year with: Lois V Vierk: “Cirrus”; Steve Reich: “Drumming”; Thierry De Mey: “Musique de tables”; (coproduced by Bozar Studios, Musica, Klarafestival van Vlaanderen and Ictus)

Waits Weill

Kursaal, Oostende (B)A concert-project produced with arrangements by François Deppe, Jean-Luc Fafchamps and Fabian Fiorini for a line-up of 13 musicians of songs by Kurt Weill and Tom Waits, with soprano Maria Husmann and rocksinger Kris Dane

Waits Weill

Settembre Musicale, Torino (I)A concert-project produced with arrangements by François Deppe, Jean-Luc Fafchamps and Fabian Fiorini for a line-up of 13 musicians of songs by Kurt Weill and Tom Waits, with soprano Maria Husmann and rocksinger Kris Dane

Salzburger festspiele

Salzburger Festspiele / Passagen, Republic, Salzburg (AT)Georges Aperghis: “La nuit en tête” and “Alter-Face”; Misato Mochizuki: “Chimera”; Fausto Romitelli: “Professor Bad Trip I, II and III”

Waits Weill

Festival de Marseille (F)A concert-project produced with arrangements by François Deppe, Jean-Luc Fafchamps and Fabian Fiorini for a line-up of 13 musicians of songs by Kurt Weill and Tom Waits, with soprano Maria Husmann and rocksinger Kris Dane

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MusicadHoy, Madrid (ES)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

Cassol & Sciarrino

Inauguration programme of the new Casa da Musica, Porto (PT)Ictus performs together with the jazz formation Aka Moon the composition “Y Ching” by Fabrizio Cassol, as well as works by Salvatore Sciarrino (“Tre notturni brillanti" and “Quintettino N.1 per clarinetto e quartetto d'archi”)

Counter Phrases

Opéra de Lille (F)Creation of “Counter Phrases” , a film-concert with new compositions based on filmed choreographies of Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; filmed by Thierry De Mey; compositions by Jonathan Harvey, Magnus Lindberg, Steve Reich, Thierry De Mey, Luca Francesconi, Toshio Hosokawa, Georges Aperghis, Fausto Romitelli, Robin de Raaff and Stefan Van Eycken; conductor: Georges-Elie Octors; a coproduction of Rosas, Ictus and ECHO (European Concert Halls Organisation), presented by the Paleis voor Schone Kunsten / Palais des Beaux Arts and Kaaitheater.

Waits Weill

Tongyeong Festival, Tongyeong (Korea)A concert-project produced with arrangements by François Deppe, Jean-Luc Fafchamps and Fabian Fiorini for a line-up of 13 musicians of songs by Kurt Weill and Tom Waits, with soprano Maria Husmann and rocksinger Kris Dane

Steve Reich

Grand Théâtre de Luxembourg, Luxembourg (LU)Ensemble-concert with a selection of works by Steve Reich; “Music for 18 Musicians”, “Drumming” (1st movement), “Clapping Music”, “Nagoya Marimba”x

Candid music

Opéra de Rouen (F)A marathonWorks by John Cage, Harry Partch, Morton Feldman, Michael Gordon, Gavin Bryars (with Orchestre de Picardie, conductor: Gavin Bryars), Tim Mariën, Steve Reich, Conlon Nancarrow, Michael Weilacher

Candid music

Opéra de Lille (F)A marathonWorks by John Cage, Harry Partch, Morton Feldman, Michael Gordon, Gavin Bryars (with Orchestre de Picardie, conductor: Gavin Bryars), Tim Mariën, Steve Reich, Conlon Nancarrow, Michael Weilacher

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Maison de la Musique, Nanterre (F)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

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Théâtre de St-Quentin-en-Ivelines (F)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

Berio

Kaaitheater, Brussels (B)Riccorenze, Circles, Linea, Naturale

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Monfalcone, ItA 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

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Gorizia, ItA 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

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Wien Modern, Vienna (A)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

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Huddersfield Festival, Huddersfield (UK)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

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REC - Festival d’Autunno, Reggio Emilia (IT)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

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Milano Musica, Milano (IT)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

Talking Music

Festival Musica, Strasbourg (F)Tom Johnson: “TileWork”; Vinko Globokar: “Toucher” and “Le Cri des Alpes”; Georges Aperghis: “Le Rire physiologique”; Mauricio Kagel: “Den 24. Xii. 1931”  - with Vinko Globokar;

Openning traiettorie

Opening Traiettorie Festival at Teatro Farneze, Parma (I)Toshio Hosokawa: “Floral Fairy”, “Renka” and “Herbstlied”; Magnus Lindberg: “Clarinet Quintet”; Jonathan Harvey: “The Riot”; Fausto Romitelli: “Trash TV” and “Green Yellow and Blue”

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Transart Festival, Bolzano (I)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

Waits Weill

Cité de la Musique, Paris (F)A concert-project produced with arrangements by François Deppe, Jean-Luc Fafchamps and Fabian Fiorini for a line-up of 13 musicians of songs by Kurt Weill and Tom Waits, with soprano Maria Husmann and rocksinger Kris Dane

Waits Weill

Grand Théâtre de Luxembourg (GD Luxembourg)A concert-project produced with arrangements by François Deppe, Jean-Luc Fafchamps and Fabian Fiorini for a line-up of 13 musicians of songs by Kurt Weill and Tom Waits, with soprano Maria Husmann and rocksinger Kris Dane

Waits Weill

festival Perspectives, Saarbrücken (D)A concert-project produced with arrangements by François Deppe, Jean-Luc Fafchamps and Fabian Fiorini for a line-up of 13 musicians of songs by Kurt Weill and Tom Waits, with soprano Maria Husmann and rocksinger Kris Dane

Counter Phrases

Grand Théâtre, Luxembourg (GD Luxembourg)Creation of “Counter Phrases” , a film-concert with new compositions based on filmed choreographies of Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; filmed by Thierry De Mey; compositions by Jonathan Harvey, Magnus Lindberg, Steve Reich, Thierry De Mey, Luca Francesconi, Toshio Hosokawa, Georges Aperghis, Fausto Romitelli, Robin de Raaff and Stefan Van Eycken; conductor: Georges-Elie Octors; a coproduction of Rosas, Ictus and ECHO (European Concert Halls Organisation), presented by the Paleis voor Schone Kunsten / Palais des Beaux Arts and Kaaitheater.

Waits Weill

Bergen Festival, Bergen (N)A concert-project produced with arrangements by François Deppe, Jean-Luc Fafchamps and Fabian Fiorini for a line-up of 13 musicians of songs by Kurt Weill and Tom Waits, with soprano Maria Husmann and rocksinger Kris Dane

Waits Weill

Bergen Festival, Bergen (N)A concert-project produced with arrangements by François Deppe, Jean-Luc Fafchamps and Fabian Fiorini for a line-up of 13 musicians of songs by Kurt Weill and Tom Waits, with soprano Maria Husmann and rocksinger Kris Dane

Waits Weill

Léonard de Vinci / Opéra de Rouen, Rouen (F)A concert-project produced with arrangements by François Deppe, Jean-Luc Fafchamps and Fabian Fiorini for a line-up of 13 musicians of songs by Kurt Weill and Tom Waits, with soprano Maria Husmann and rocksinger Kris Dane

Sur les bords de la Camera

Sur les bords de la Camera: Alvarez, Finsterer, Hayden

Counter Phrases

Cultureel Centrum Hasselt (B)Creation of “Counter Phrases” , a film-concert with new compositions based on filmed choreographies of Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; filmed by Thierry De Mey; compositions by Jonathan Harvey, Magnus Lindberg, Steve Reich, Thierry De Mey, Luca Francesconi, Toshio Hosokawa, Georges Aperghis, Fausto Romitelli, Robin de Raaff and Stefan Van Eycken; conductor: Georges-Elie Octors; a coproduction of Rosas, Ictus and ECHO (European Concert Halls Organisation), presented by the Paleis voor Schone Kunsten / Palais des Beaux Arts and Kaaitheater.

Sur les bords de la Camera

Monty, Antwerp (B)New composition for soloist, electronics and silent movie by the composer Javier Alvarez; performed live to the movie by a soloist of Ictus; meeting the composer and then second performance of the piece

Sur les bords de la Camera

Opéra de Lille (Fr)New composition for soloist, electronics and silent movie by the composer Javier Alvarez; performed live to the movie by a soloist of Ictus; meeting the composer and then second performance of the piece

Sur les bords de la Camera

Beursschouwburg, BrusselsNew composition for soloist, electronics and silent movie by the composer Javier Alvarez; performed live to the movie by a soloist of Ictus; meeting the composer and then second performance of the piece

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Concertgebouw, Brugge (B)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

Counter Phrases

Auditorium de Lyon, Lyon (F)Creation of “Counter Phrases” , a film-concert with new compositions based on filmed choreographies of Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; filmed by Thierry De Mey; compositions by Jonathan Harvey, Magnus Lindberg, Steve Reich, Thierry De Mey, Luca Francesconi, Toshio Hosokawa, Georges Aperghis, Fausto Romitelli, Robin de Raaff and Stefan Van Eycken; conductor: Georges-Elie Octors; a coproduction of Rosas, Ictus and ECHO (European Concert Halls Organisation), presented by the Paleis voor Schone Kunsten / Palais des Beaux Arts and Kaaitheater.

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Festival Musiques en scène (Grame), Lyon (F)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

In C with Terry Riley

Opéra de Lille and Lille2004 (Cultural Capital of Europe program), Lille (F)Ictus performs Terry Riley’s “In C” together with the composer in a concert presented together with the Orchestre National de Lille; presented in the context of the project Weekend Maximal by the Orchestre National de Lille, Aeronef

One only one

Opéra de Lille (F)Steve Reich: “Nagoya Marimba” for two marimbas; discussion of the piece with the performers and then second performance of the piece; in the context of the project Weekend Maximal of Lille2004 (Cultural Capital of Europe programme)

General Electric

Kaaitheater, Brussels (B)Ictus and Sphota perform Samuel Sighicelli: new work for ensemble and electronic improvisation, Benjamin de la Fuente: “Manège” for drums, sampler and electronics, Pierre Jodlowski: “De Front” for ensemble and electronics; Georges-Elie Octors (conductor); a copresentation of the Palais de Beaux Arts and Kaaitheater

Waits Weill

La Comédie de Clermont-Ferrand (F)A concert-project produced with arrangements by François Deppe, Jean-Luc Fafchamps and Fabian Fiorini for a line-up of 13 musicians of songs by Kurt Weill and Tom Waits, with soprano Maria Husmann and rocksinger Kris Dane

Counter Phrases

Théâtre de Caen, Caen (F)Creation of “Counter Phrases” , a film-concert with new compositions based on filmed choreographies of Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; filmed by Thierry De Mey; compositions by Jonathan Harvey, Magnus Lindberg, Steve Reich, Thierry De Mey, Luca Francesconi, Toshio Hosokawa, Georges Aperghis, Fausto Romitelli, Robin de Raaff and Stefan Van Eycken; conductor: Georges-Elie Octors; a coproduction of Rosas, Ictus and ECHO (European Concert Halls Organisation), presented by the Paleis voor Schone Kunsten / Palais des Beaux Arts and Kaaitheater.

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Théâtre de la Cité Internationale (présenté par l’IFOB), Paris (F)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

Waits Weill

Opéra de Lille, Lille (F)A concert-project produced with arrangements by François Deppe, Jean-Luc Fafchamps and Fabian Fiorini for a line-up of 13 musicians of songs by Kurt Weill and Tom Waits, with soprano Maria Husmann and rocksinger Kris Dane

Counter Phrases

Léonard de Vinci / Opéra de Rouen, Rouen (F)Creation of “Counter Phrases” , a film-concert with new compositions based on filmed choreographies of Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; filmed by Thierry De Mey; compositions by Jonathan Harvey, Magnus Lindberg, Steve Reich, Thierry De Mey, Luca Francesconi, Toshio Hosokawa, Georges Aperghis, Fausto Romitelli, Robin de Raaff and Stefan Van Eycken; conductor: Georges-Elie Octors; a coproduction of Rosas, Ictus and ECHO (European Concert Halls Organisation), presented by the Paleis voor Schone Kunsten / Palais des Beaux Arts and Kaaitheater.

Laborintus II

Concertgebouw, Brugge (B)Luciano Berio: “Laborintus II” for ensemble and choir by Ictus and the Nederlands Kamerkoor; Georges-Elie Octors (conductor) With Michel Portal, Renaud Garcia-Fons, Pierre Vaiana, Jean-Pierre Drouet, Ictus, Dutch Chamber Choir & Visual Kitchen - cond. Georges-Elie Octors A European jazz tribute to the sixties + afterparty with dj Funki Porcini

Hoketus & Creation Phase pattern

Transit2003, Leuven (B)Louis Andriessen: “Hoketus” for ensemble, and the creation of a newly written piece for piano solo; Steve Reich: “Phase Patterns”; Georges-Elie Octors (conductor)

Counter Phrases

Festival Musica, Strasbourg (F)Creation of “Counter Phrases” , a film-concert with new compositions based on filmed choreographies of Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; filmed by Thierry De Mey; compositions by Jonathan Harvey, Magnus Lindberg, Steve Reich, Thierry De Mey, Luca Francesconi, Toshio Hosokawa, Georges Aperghis, Fausto Romitelli, Robin de Raaff and Stefan Van Eycken; conductor: Georges-Elie Octors; a coproduction of Rosas, Ictus and ECHO (European Concert Halls Organisation), presented by the Paleis voor Schone Kunsten / Palais des Beaux Arts and Kaaitheater.

Counter Phrases

Transart festival, Bolzano (I)Creation of “Counter Phrases” , a film-concert with new compositions based on filmed choreographies of Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; filmed by Thierry De Mey; compositions by Jonathan Harvey, Magnus Lindberg, Steve Reich, Thierry De Mey, Luca Francesconi, Toshio Hosokawa, Georges Aperghis, Fausto Romitelli, Robin de Raaff and Stefan Van Eycken; conductor: Georges-Elie Octors; a coproduction of Rosas, Ictus and ECHO (European Concert Halls Organisation), presented by the Paleis voor Schone Kunsten / Palais des Beaux Arts and Kaaitheater.

Counter Phrases

Cité de la Musique (in: festival Agora / Ircam), Paris (F)Creation of “Counter Phrases” , a film-concert with new compositions based on filmed choreographies of Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; filmed by Thierry De Mey; compositions by Jonathan Harvey, Magnus Lindberg, Steve Reich, Thierry De Mey, Luca Francesconi, Toshio Hosokawa, Georges Aperghis, Fausto Romitelli, Robin de Raaff and Stefan Van Eycken; conductor: Georges-Elie Octors; a coproduction of Rosas, Ictus and ECHO (European Concert Halls Organisation), presented by the Paleis voor Schone Kunsten / Palais des Beaux Arts and Kaaitheater.

Phichedelics @ Ircam

Centre Pompidou, festival Agora / Ircam, Paris (F)Creation of Ircam-commission to Alvarez Javier for steeldrums solo and ensemble and electronics and a new work by Riccardo Nova, as well as compositions by Samuel Sighicelli and François Narboni; Georges-Elie Octors, conductor

Counter Phrases

Kölner Philharmonie, Köln (DCreation of “Counter Phrases” , a film-concert with new compositions based on filmed choreographies of Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; filmed by Thierry De Mey; compositions by Jonathan Harvey, Magnus Lindberg, Steve Reich, Thierry De Mey, Luca Francesconi, Toshio Hosokawa, Georges Aperghis, Fausto Romitelli, Robin de Raaff and Stefan Van Eycken; conductor: Georges-Elie Octors; a coproduction of Rosas, Ictus and ECHO (European Concert Halls Organisation), presented by the Paleis voor Schone Kunsten / Palais des Beaux Arts and Kaaitheater.

Counter Phrases

Concertgebouw, Amsterdam (NL)Creation of “Counter Phrases” , a film-concert with new compositions based on filmed choreographies of Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; filmed by Thierry De Mey; compositions by Jonathan Harvey, Magnus Lindberg, Steve Reich, Thierry De Mey, Luca Francesconi, Toshio Hosokawa, Georges Aperghis, Fausto Romitelli, Robin de Raaff and Stefan Van Eycken; conductor: Georges-Elie Octors; a coproduction of Rosas, Ictus and ECHO (European Concert Halls Organisation), presented by the Paleis voor Schone Kunsten / Palais des Beaux Arts and Kaaitheater.

Counter Phrases

Vienna (A)Creation of “Counter Phrases” , a film-concert with new compositions based on filmed choreographies of Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; filmed by Thierry De Mey; compositions by Jonathan Harvey, Magnus Lindberg, Steve Reich, Thierry De Mey, Luca Francesconi, Toshio Hosokawa, Georges Aperghis, Fausto Romitelli, Robin de Raaff and Stefan Van Eycken; conductor: Georges-Elie Octors; a coproduction of Rosas, Ictus and ECHO (European Concert Halls Organisation), presented by the Paleis voor Schone Kunsten / Palais des Beaux Arts and Kaaitheater.

Cassol & Sciarrino

Concertgebouw, Brugge (B)Ictus performs together with the jazz formation Aka Moon the composition “Y Ching” by Fabrizio Cassol, as well as works by Salvatore Sciarrino (“Tre notturni brillanti" and “Quintettino N.1 per clarinetto e quartetto d'archi”)

Cassol & Sciarrino

Festival Musica Viva, Muffathalle, Munich (D)Ictus performs together with the jazz formation Aka Moon the composition “Y Ching” by Fabrizio Cassol, as well as works by Salvatore Sciarrino (“Tre notturni brillanti" and “Quintettino N.1 per clarinetto e quartetto d'archi”)

Portrait Thierry de Mey

Mousonturm, Frankfurt (D)Soloist portrait of Thierry De Mey’s music and filmworks, including: “Tippeke”, “Ice”, Solo for violin”, “Musique de tables”, “Violin Phase” (film only); soloists François Deppe (cello) and George van Dam (violin)

Counter Phrases

Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham (UK)Creation of “Counter Phrases” , a film-concert with new compositions based on filmed choreographies of Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; filmed by Thierry De Mey; compositions by Jonathan Harvey, Magnus Lindberg, Steve Reich, Thierry De Mey, Luca Francesconi, Toshio Hosokawa, Georges Aperghis, Fausto Romitelli, Robin de Raaff and Stefan Van Eycken; conductor: Georges-Elie Octors; a coproduction of Rosas, Ictus and ECHO (European Concert Halls Organisation), presented by the Paleis voor Schone Kunsten / Palais des Beaux Arts and Kaaitheater.

Jonathan Harvey : Solosit portrait

Auditorio Nacional de Musica, Madrid (ES)Jonathan Harvey: “Tombeau de Messiaen”, “Mortuos Plango Vivos Vico”, “Ricercare una Melodia” (version for oboe) and “Advaya”; Musica de Hoy

Counter Phrases

le Mégaron, Athens (GR)Creation of “Counter Phrases” , a film-concert with new compositions based on filmed choreographies of Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; filmed by Thierry De Mey; compositions by Jonathan Harvey, Magnus Lindberg, Steve Reich, Thierry De Mey, Luca Francesconi, Toshio Hosokawa, Georges Aperghis, Fausto Romitelli, Robin de Raaff and Stefan Van Eycken; conductor: Georges-Elie Octors; a coproduction of Rosas, Ictus and ECHO (European Concert Halls Organisation), presented by the Paleis voor Schone Kunsten / Palais des Beaux Arts and Kaaitheater.

Counter Phrases

Barbican Centre, London (UK)Creation of “Counter Phrases” , a film-concert with new compositions based on filmed choreographies of Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; filmed by Thierry De Mey; compositions by Jonathan Harvey, Magnus Lindberg, Steve Reich, Thierry De Mey, Luca Francesconi, Toshio Hosokawa, Georges Aperghis, Fausto Romitelli, Robin de Raaff and Stefan Van Eycken; conductor: Georges-Elie Octors; a coproduction of Rosas, Ictus and ECHO (European Concert Halls Organisation), presented by the Paleis voor Schone Kunsten / Palais des Beaux Arts and Kaaitheater.

Counter Phrases

Dansenshus Stockholm (S)Creation of “Counter Phrases” , a film-concert with new compositions based on filmed choreographies of Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; filmed by Thierry De Mey; compositions by Jonathan Harvey, Magnus Lindberg, Steve Reich, Thierry De Mey, Luca Francesconi, Toshio Hosokawa, Georges Aperghis, Fausto Romitelli, Robin de Raaff and Stefan Van Eycken; conductor: Georges-Elie Octors; a coproduction of Rosas, Ictus and ECHO (European Concert Halls Organisation), presented by the Paleis voor Schone Kunsten / Palais des Beaux Arts and Kaaitheater.

Counter Phrases Creation

The Palais des Beaux Arts / Paleis voor Schone Kunsten within the context of the festival Ars Musica Creation of “Counter Phrases” , a film-concert with new compositions based on filmed choreographies of Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; filmed by Thierry De Mey; compositions by Jonathan Harvey, Magnus Lindberg, Steve Reich, Thierry De Mey, Luca Francesconi, Toshio Hosokawa, Georges Aperghis, Fausto Romitelli, Robin de Raaff and Stefan Van Eycken; conductor: Georges-Elie Octors; a coproduction of Rosas, Ictus and ECHO (European Concert Halls Organisation), presented by the Paleis voor Schone Kunsten / Palais des Beaux Arts and Kaaitheater.

Steve Reich - Orchestra and soloists

deSingel, Antwerp (B)Ictus and the Philharmonic Orchestra of Flanders perform works by Steve Reich (Ictus performs “Nagoya Marimba”, “Phase Patterns” and “Electric Counterpoint”

With Misato Mochizuki

Berlin

Sophiensaele

Concert around Misato Mochizuki (“Wise Water”, “Chimera” and “Intermezzi for flute and piano”) with also compositions of Tristan Murail (“Ethers”) and Emmanuel Nunes (“Einspielung II”); soloist: François Deppe (cello); Georges-Elie Octors, conductor; François Deppe, cello; Ultraschall Festival

With Misato Mochizuki

Köln

WDR

Concert around Misato Mochizuki (“Wise Water”, “Chimera” and “Intermezzi for flute and piano”) with also compositions of Tristan Murail (“Ethers”) and Emmanuel Nunes (“Einspielung II”); soloist: François Deppe (cello); Georges-Elie Octors, conductor; François Deppe, cello; Ultraschall Festival

Waits Weill

Théâtre de Caen, Caen (F)A concert-project produced with arrangements by François Deppe, Jean-Luc Fafchamps and Fabian Fiorini for a line-up of 13 musicians of songs by Kurt Weill and Tom Waits, with soprano Maria Husmann and rocksinger Kris Dane

Waits Weill

Kaaitheater, Brussels (B)A concert-project produced with arrangements by François Deppe, Jean-Luc Fafchamps and Fabian Fiorini for a line-up of 13 musicians of songs by Kurt Weill and Tom Waits, with soprano Maria Husmann and rocksinger Kris Dane

Waits Weill

le Manège, Reims (F)A concert-project produced with arrangements by François Deppe, Jean-Luc Fafchamps and Fabian Fiorini for a line-up of 13 musicians of songs by Kurt Weill and Tom Waits, with soprano Maria Husmann and rocksinger Kris Dane

Waits Weill

Kaaitheater, Brussels (B)A concert-project produced with arrangements by François Deppe, Jean-Luc Fafchamps and Fabian Fiorini for a line-up of 13 musicians of songs by Kurt Weill and Tom Waits, with soprano Maria Husmann and rocksinger Kris Dane

Train de plaisir

Festival Happy New Ears, Kortrijk (B)Stefan Van Eycken (Ictus Fellow) composed music (for piano and electronics) to the shortfilm “Train de plaisir” of the Belgian moviemaker Henry Storck; performed live to the movie by pianist Jean-Luc Fafchamps; meeting the composer and second performance of the piece

Loops

Musica Festival, Strasbourg (F)A portrait of Steve Reich“Phase Patterns", "Clapping Music", "Four Organs", "Nagoya Marimba", “Violin Phase”, “New York Counterpoint”, “Electric Counterpoint”;

Opening Flagey

Flagey, Brussels (B)Thierry De Mey: “Musique de tables”

Waits Weill

Musica festival, Strasbourg (F)A concert-project produced with arrangements by François Deppe, Jean-Luc Fafchamps and Fabian Fiorini for a line-up of 13 musicians of songs by Kurt Weill and Tom Waits, with soprano Maria Husmann and rocksinger Kris Dane

Loops

Centre Pompidou, Paris (F)“Phase Patterns", "Clapping Music", "Four Organs", "Nagoya Marimba", “Violin Phase”, “New York Counterpoint”, “Electric Counterpoint”

Black page

Kaaitheaterstudios, Brussels (B)One-Only-One #20: “Black Page” by Frank Zappa for two percussionists (Michael Weilacher and Gerrit Nulens)Production: Kaaitheater, Philharmonic Society of Brussels, Gele Zaal Gent

Electric Ballroom

Kaaitheater, Brussels (B)Soloist works with electronics: new works by Fausto Romitelli, Stefan Van Eycken and Charlemagne Palestine; (production: Kaaitheater, Philharmonic Society of Brussels)

Waits Weill

Maison de la Culture d’Amiens (F)A concert-project produced with arrangements by François Deppe, Jean-Luc Fafchamps and Fabian Fiorini for a line-up of 13 musicians of songs by Kurt Weill and Tom Waits, with soprano Maria Husmann and rocksinger Kris Dane

Concert in Brugge

OLVrouwkerk, Brugge (B)Steve Reich: “Nagoya Marimba”, “Electric Counterpoint”, Magnus Lindberg: “Ablauf”, Javier Alvarez: “Temazcal”, Thierry De Mey: “Musique de tables”

A portrait od Steve Reich

Mousonturm, Frankfurt (D)“Phase Patterns", "Clapping Music", "Four Organs", "Nagoya Marimba", “Violin Phase”, “Electric Counterpoint”

Waits Weill - Creation

Bruges

Concertgebouw

Brugge2002/American Air WAITS/WEILL (première)
A concert-project produced by Brugge2002 (Cultural Capital of Europe) with arrangements by François Deppe, Jean-Luc Fafchamps and Fabian Fiorini for a line-up of 13 musicians of songs by Kurt Weill and Tom Waits, with soprano Maria Husmann and rocksinger Kris Dane

Ars Musica 2002

Kaaitheater, Brussels (B)Production: Ars Musica, Kaaitheater, Philharmonic Society of BrusselsPreprogram with Piet Van Bockstal (oboe) and Yutaka Oya (piano) with: Stefan Wolpe (Sonate for oboe and piano) and Elliot Carter (Pastorale for oboe and piano)and concert with Ictus with: Elliot Carter (Study for timpani), Misato Mochizuki (Chimera for ensemble), Elliot Carter (Study for timpani), Yan Maresz (Eclipse for ensemble), Yan Maresz (Metallics for trumpet solo and electronics); soloists: Gerrit Nulens (percussion), Philippe Ranallo (trumpet) and Takashi Yamane (clarinet); Georges-Elie Octors (conductor)

In C - Terry Riley

Lyon (F)festival Musiques en Scène, GRAME

Portrait Helmut Oerhing

deVelinx, Tongeren (B)Helmut Oehring / Iris ter Schiphorst: “Prae-senz” for pianotrio; Helmut Oehring: “Leuchter” for oboe, piano and cello; “Fox Fire (Natriumpenthotal)” for guitar solo

Marathon Minimal music

Léonard de Vinci / Opéra de Rouen (F)Steve Reich: “Tehillim” and “18 Musicians” (with Synergy Vocals) and Terry Riley: “In C” (with students of the Conservatory);

ANAMORPHOSES

deSingel, Antwerp (B)Johannes Schöllhorn (new work for ensemble), György Ligeti (Kammerkonzert), Jonathan Harvey (Advaya), Unsuk Chin (Akrostichon-Wortspiel); Donatienne Michel-Dansac (soprano), Manuela Morgaine (voice), François Deppe (cello); Georges-Elie Octors (conductor)

Steve Reich encore

Le Lieu Unique, Nantes (F)Ictus ensemble / ensemble Synergy vocalSteve Reich: "18 Musicians", "6 Marimbas" and "Know what is above you"; Thierry De Mey: "Musique de Tables"

Portrait Helmut Oerhing

Schouwburg, Maas-mechelen (B)Helmut Oehring / Iris ter Schiphorst: “Prae-senz” for pianotrio; Helmut Oehring: “Leuchter” for oboe, piano and cello; “Fox Fire (Natriumpenthotal)” for guitar solo

Steve Reich encore

Le Manège de Reims, Reims (F)Ictus ensemble / ensemble Synergy vocalSteve Reich: "18 Musicians", "6 Marimbas" and "Know what is above you"; Thierry De Mey: "Musique de Tables"

Bad trip in Vienna

Konzerthaus, Vienna (A)Olga Neuwirth (Hommage à Klaus Nomi), Olga Neuwirth (La Vie Ulcerante), Fausto Romitelli (Professor Bad Trip), Yan Maresz (Metallics), Helmut Oehring (Foxfire); Andrew Watts and Kai Wessel (countertenors), Philippe Ranallo (trumpet), Tom Pauwels (guitar), Georges-Elie Octors (conductor)

One only one

Academiezaal, St-Truiden (B)Javier Alvarez: "Mambo Vinko" for trombone (Alain Pire) and electronics and meeting with the composer

Bad trip in Brussels

Kaaitheater, Brussels (B)Olga Neuwirth (La Vie Ulcerante), Fausto Romitelli (Professor Bad Trip), Yan Maresz (Metallics), Helmut Oehring (Foxfire); Andrew Watts and Kai Wessel (countertenors), Philippe Ranallo (trumpet), Tom Pauwels (guitar), Georges-Elie Octors (conductor);; (production: Kaaitheater, Philharmonic Society of Brussels)

Piano-Percussion Quartet

Festival Why Note, Théâtre des Feuillants, Dijon (F)Ictus Piano-Percussion Quartet: Belà Bartok (Sonata for two pianos and percussion), Magnus Lindberg (Related Rocks), Steve Reich (Marimba Phase), George Crumb (Celestial Mechanics / Makrokosmos II)

Electric Ballroom

Mousonturm, Frankfurt (D)works for soloists and electronics

Cage experience

Mousonturm, Frankfurt (D)With soloists of Ictus and percussionist Robyn Schulkowsky

One only one

Kaaitheaterstudios, Brussels (B)Javier Alvarez: "Mambo Vinko" for trombone (Alain Pire) and electronics and meeting with the composer

With Thierry de Mey

Köln

SK Stiftung Kultur

Thierry De Mey (Tippeke; Musique de tables; Suite for violin solo; Ice); soloists: George van Dam (violin), François Deppe (cello); Museum für Angewandte Kunst (MAK)

Orient imaginaire

Kaaitheater, Brussels (B)Riccardo Nova (“Drones”, new work), Fabrizio Cassol (“From Innocence to Influence”, new work), Terry Riley (In C); with Bl!ndman Quartet; Georges-Elie Octors (conductor)Production: Kaaitheater, Philharmonic Society of Brussels, Flanders Festival

Musica 2001

Musica, Palais des Fêtes, Strasbourg (F)
Luca Francesconi: “Lips, Eyes, Bang” (video, voice and ensemble), Luca Francesconi: “Da Capo”, Misato Mochizuki: “Chimera”, Thierry De Mey: “Kinok”; Jocelyn B. Smith (voice), Georges-Elie Octors (conductor)

In C - Terry Riley

Kollegienkirche Salzburg (A)Terry Riley: "In C" for ensemble; with Bl!ndman Quartet; conductor: Georges-Elie Octors; opening Zeitfluss Festival

Impuls Tanz

RadioKulturHaus, Impuls Tanz, Vienna (A)Magnus Lindberg: “Ablauf”, Steve Reich: “Marimba Phase”, Thierry De Mey: “Musique de Tables”, Javier Alvarez: “Temazcal”, Steve Reich: ”Six Marimbas”

Hamletmaschine

5.6.2001 - Bouffes du Nord / IRCAM, Paris (F)Georges Aperghis: "die Hamletmaschine-oratorio" (with the SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart and soloists Françoise Kubler, Jean-Marc Salzmann, Vincent Le Texier, Geneviève Strosser, Jean-Pierre Drouet); conductor: Georges-Elie Octors

Cello / de Mey

Friche la Belle-de-mai, Musiques Marseille, GMEM, Marseille (F)
Thierry De Mey (Tippeke; Musique de tables), Jonathan Harvey (Advaya), Kaija Saariaho (Petals; Oi Kuu)

Cello

Porto Cultural Capital of Europe in 2001 (PT)Magnus Lindberg: “Steamboat Bill Jr”, Jonathan Harvey: “Advaya”, Kaija Saariaho: “Près”, Gerard Pesson: “La Recherche de la Vérité”, Emmanuel Nunes: “Einspielung II”

Electric Ballroom

Biekorf / Cultuurcentrum Brugge (B)Works for soloists and electronicsKaija Saariaho “Près”Yan Maresz “Metallics”Luca Francesconi “Animus”Keiko Harada “Bone #”

One only one

Kaaitheaterstudios, Brussels (B)Works by Jonathan Harvey and Thierry De Mey by soloists of Ictus.Production: Kaaitheater, Philharmonic Society of Brussels, Gele Zaal Gent

Hamletmaschine

Liège, Théâtre de la Place / festival Ars Musica (B)Georges Aperghis: "die Hamletmaschine-oratorio" (with the SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart and soloists Françoise Kubler, Jean-Marc Salzmann, Vincent Le Texier, Geneviève Strosser, Jean-Pierre Drouet); conductor: Georges-Elie Octors

Steve Reich encore

Maison de la Culture d’Amiens (F)Ictus ensemble / ensemble Synergy vocalSteve Reich: "18 Musicians", "6 Marimbas" and "Know what is above you"; Thierry De Mey: "Musique de Tables"

One only one

Kaaitheaterstudios, Brussels (B)Kaija Saariaho: "Noanoa" for flute and electronics; Janna Van Mechelen (flute); (production: Kaaitheater, Philharmonic Society of Brussels, Gele Zaal Gent)

Steve Reich encore

Maison de la Culture, Caen (F)Ictus ensemble / ensemble Synergy vocalSteve Reich: "18 Musicians", "6 Marimbas" and "Know what is above you"; Thierry De Mey: "Musique de Tables"

Electric Ballroom

deVelinx, Tongeren (B)Soloists and electronics: Kaija Saariaho: "Petals"Yan Maresz: "Metalics"Javier Alvarez: "Temazcal" Kaija Saariaho: "Oi Kuu"Luca Francesconi: "Animus”

In C - Terry Riley

Centre Pompidou, Paris (F)

Hamletmaschine

Musik der Jahrhunderte, Stuttgart (D)Georges Aperghis: "die Hamletmaschine-oratorio" (with the SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart and soloists Françoise Kubler, Jean-Marc Salzmann, Vincent Le Texier, Geneviève Strosser, Jean-Pierre Drouet); conductor: Georges-Elie Octors

Hamletmaschine

Athens Festival / Le Mégaron, Athens, GreeceGeorges Aperghis: "die Hamletmaschine-oratorio" (with the SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart and soloists Françoise Kubler, Jean-Marc Salzmann, Vincent Le Texier, Geneviève Strosser, Jean-Pierre Drouet); conductor: Georges-Elie Octors

One only one

Kaaitheaterstudios, Brussels (B)Production: Kaaitheater, Philharmonic Society of Brussels, Gele Zaal Gent Flo Menezes: "Atlas Folisipelis" for oboe, two percussionists and electronics

New year's concert

Mousonturm, Frankfurt (D)New Year’s concert at Mousonturm in Frankfurt (D), with: : Magnus Lindberg: "Ablauf", Steve Reich: "Drumming" (first part), Thierry De Mey: "Musique de Tables", Javier Alvarez: "Temazcal", and Steve Reich: "Six Marimbas"

One only one

Kaaitheaterstudios, Brussels (B)Production: Kaaitheater, Philharmonic Society of Brussels, Gele Zaal GentAlejandro Viñao: “Tumblers” for violin, marimba and tape (George van Dam, violin; Miquel Bernat, marimba)

Steve Reich Encore

Lunatheater, Brussels (B)Ictus ensemble / vocal ensemble Synergy / conductor: Georges-Elie OctorsSteve Reich: “18 Musicians”, “6 Marimbas”, “Drumming” (1st mov.) and “Know what is above you”

Electric Ballroom

Contemporary Music Festival organized by Teatro Nacional de São Carlos, Lisboa (PT)programme with soloists and electronicsAlejandro Viñao “Tumblers”Steve Reich “New York Counterpoint”Edmund J. Campion “Losing Touch”Javier Alvarez “A sì el acero”Kaija Saariaho “Petals”

One only one

Kaaitheaterstudios, Brussels (B)Luca Francesconi: “Animus” for trombone and electronics (Alain Pire, trombone

Holliger - Harvey

deSingel, Antwerp (B)Holliger: “Beiseit”, Jonathan Harvey: “Dead of Light / Light of Dead” and “Wheel of Emptiness”; conductor: Georges-Elie Octors, counter-tenor: Kai Wessel

Bad trip in Strasbourg

Musica Festival, Strasbourg (F)Conductor: Georges-Elie OctorsCreation of complete cycle of Fausto Romitelli’s “Professor Bad Trip” + Rebecca Saunders’ “Witten Quartet”

Hamletmaschine

Musica Festival, Strasbourg (F)(conductor: Georges-Elie Octors / SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart and soloists Françoise Kubler, Jean-Marc Salzmann, Vincent Le Texier, Geneviève Strosser, Jean-Pierre Drouet); (coproduction: Musica & Le Mégaron/Athens) Creation of “die Hamletmaschine-oratorio”: oratorio by Georges Aperghis

Thierry De Mey

Festival Rencontres, Chinon (F)Soloist concert around music by Thierry De Mey

Kaija Saariaho

Kaaitheaterstudio's, Brussels (B)Soloists concert Kaija Saariaho

Jonathan Harvey

Brugge (B)Soloists concert Jonathan Harvey, including his "Death of light, Light of dead", “Advaya”, "Ricercare una melodia" and "Mortuos plango, Vivos vico”

Jonathan Harvey

de Velinx, Tongeren (B)Soloists concert Jonathan Harvey, including his "Death of light, Light of dead", “Advaya”, "Ricercare una melodia" and "Mortuos plango, Vivos vico”

Magnus Lindberg - Kraft

deSingel, Antwerp (B)"Kraft" by Magnus Lindberg (with Philharmonic Orchestra of Flanders)

Music for 18 musicians

Maison de la Culture d'Amiens (F)Ensemble concert Steve Reich: “Drumming”, "Six Marimbas" and "Music for 18 Musicians"

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)

Ouverture concert

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

One only one

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

Portrait concert

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

Cabaret Soloists

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

Portes ouvertes Ircam

IRCAM, Paris (F)

Portes ouvertes Ircam

IRCAM, Paris (F)

Portes ouvertes Ircam

IRCAM, Paris (F)

With Magnus Lindberg

Antwerpen

deSingel

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

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”

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

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”

One only one 2

Studios Rosas/PARTS/Ictus, Brussels (B)

One only one 1

Studios Rosas/PARTS/Ictus, Brussels (B)

Concert

Festival Octobre en Normandie, Rouen (F)Conlon Nancarrow: “Toccata”Klas Torstensson: “Pedaal”David Shea, “Tex” (creation)Steve Reich: “New York Counterpoint”Bernd Aloïs Zimmermann: “Sonate”Franco Donatoni: “Omar”Igor Stravinski: “Tango-Waltz-Rag” (from: L'Histoire du Soldat)Mauricio Kagel: “RRR... 5 Jazzstücke”Alejandro Viñao: “Tumblers”

Presence/PRAE-SENZ

Monty, Antwerpen (B)B.A. Zimmerman: Présence; creation by Helmut Oerhing: Prae-senz; Iris Ter Schiphorst

Mouvement

Cultureel Centrum De Velinx, Tongeren (B)StockhausenDe MeySaariahoZimmermann

Mouvement

Stadsschouwburg, Brugge (B)StockhausenDe MeySaariahoZimmermann

Mouvement IV

Theater aan de Parade, Den Bosch (Nl)Kaija Saariaho, fragments from MaaKaija Saariaho, Oi kuuBernd Alois Zimmermann, Présence (violin, cello, piano)Karlheinz Stockhausen, Der kleine HarlekinThierry De Mey, Tiepeke

Mouvement IV

Theater De Vorst Tilburg (Nl)Kaija Saariaho, fragments from MaaKaija Saariaho, Oi kuuBernd Alois Zimmermann, Présence (violin, cello, piano)Karlheinz Stockhausen, Der kleine HarlekinThierry De Mey, Tiepeke

Mouvement IV

Vooruit, Gent (B)Kaija Saariaho, fragments from MaaKaija Saariaho, Oi kuuBernd Alois Zimmermann, Présence (violin, cello, piano)Karlheinz Stockhausen, Der kleine HarlekinThierry De Mey, Tiepeke

Ictus piano & percussion quartet

Sommerszene Festival, Stadtkino, Salzburg (AT)Luciano Berio, LineaGeorge Crumb, Makrokosmos IIIMusic for a Summer Evening

Mouvement III

Centre Pompidou (organisation: IRCAM), Paris (F)Bartok/Greenaway/De Keersmaeker, Rosa (violin + film)Kaija Saariaho, fragments from MaaBernd Alois Zimmermann, PrésenceKarlheinz Stockhausen, Der kleine HarlekinThierry De Mey, Kinok

Mouvement II

Luna/Kaaitheater, Brussels (B)Ictus FestivaKaija Saariaho, fragments from MaaBernd Alois Zimmermann, PrésenceKarlheinz Stockhausen, Der kleine HarlekinMauricio Kagel, Match

Spectral Music

Monty, Antwerp (B)Gérard Grisey, TaleaGérard Grisey, PrologueTristan Murail, Ou tremblent les contoursTristan Murail, Territoires de l'oublieKaija Saariaho, Oi kuu

Mouvement

Utrechtse Schouwburg Utrecht (Nl)(production: Springdance Festival),Thierry De Mey, Musique de TablesKaija Saariaho, fragmenten uit MaaKarlheinz Stockhausen, Der kleine HarlekinGyörgy Ligeti, Poème symphonique pour 100 MétronomesGyörgy Ligeti, 10 pieces for woodquintettLuca Francesconi, Encore / Da Capo

Ictus piano & percussion quartet

Botanique (production: Ars Musica and Botanique), Brussels (B) Iannis Xenakis, Dmaathen; Franco Donatoni, Cloches III; Jean-Luc Fafchamps, Melencolia si... (creation); Franco Donatoni, Omar

Parliament of angels

Koninklijke Vlaamse Schouwburg - Brussels (B)Toshio Hosokawa, Vertical Time Study IToshio Hosokawa, Extracts from Medea (creation)James Wood, The Parliament of Angels (creation)James Wood, Rogosanti; (production: Ars Musica)

Ictus soloists

Landmark Hall, Yokohama (Japan) Organisation: Kanagawa Arts FestivalLuciano Berio, Duetti per 2 violiniToshio Hosokawa, Vertical Time Study IKarlheinz Stockhausen, Der Kleine HarlekinThierry De Mey, Musique de TablesThierry De Mey / Peter Vermeersch, Habanera

Ictus soloists

Théâtre Maisonneuve, Montreal, (Ca)organisatiON: Festival de Nouvelle Danse, MontrealKarlheinz Stockhausen, Der Kleine HarlekinLuciano Berio, Duetti per 2 violiniGyorgy Ligeti, Monument/Bewegung/SelbstporträtThierry De Mey, Musique de TablesGyorgy Ligeti, Poème symphonique pour 100 MétronomesBela Bartok, Sonate for violin

Ictus soloists

Théâtre Maisonneuve, Montreal, CanadaKarlheinz Stockhausen, Der Kleine Harlekin Luciano Berio, Duetti per 2 violini Gyorgy Ligeti, Monument/Bewegung/Selbstporträt Thierry De Mey, Musique de Tables Gyorgy Ligeti, Poème symphonique pour 100 Métronomes Bela Bartok, Sonate for violin

Ictus piano & percussion quartet

Botanique, Brusselsl (B) • Jean-Luc Fafchamps, Melencolia si... I • George Crumb, Makrokosmos III, Music for a summer Evening • Claude Debussy, Nocturnes • Hao Fu Zhang, Yin Yang

Octobre en Normandie

Ecole de musique Dieppe(F) • Luciano Berio, Linea • Claude Debussy, Nocturne • Georges Crumb, Music for a Summer Evening • Thierry De Mey, Musique de tables

Octobre en Normandie

Théâtre des Deux Rives Rouen(F) • Luciano Berio, Linea • Claude Debussy, Nocturne • Georges Crumb, Music for a Summer Evening • Thierry De Mey, Musique de tables

Octobre en Normandie

Evreux (F) • Luciano Berio, Linea • Claude Debussy, Nocturne • Georges Crumb, Music for a Summer Evening • Thierry De Mey, Musique de tables

KunstenFestivaldesArts

Studio 4, Flagey Brussels (B) ▪ Thierry De Mey, Kinok Eric Sleichim, Hymn Thierry De Mey, Chaine pour deux piano's Thierry De Mey, Musique de tables Thierry De Mey, Récidives Heinz Holliger, Studie über Mehrklänge Peter Vermeersch, Quintet Thierry De Mey, Frisking