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

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"

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”

One only one

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

One only one

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

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

Cabaret Soloists

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

Concert in Brugge

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

Volubilis

Lunatheater Brussels (B)Ictus FestivaMartin Matalon: “Un Chien Andalou”Stefan Wolpe: “Quatuor”Javier Alvarez: “Temascal”

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)

Electric Ballroom

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

Sur les bords de la Camera

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

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