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

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)

Mikrokosmos

deSingel, Antwerpenchoreografie: Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, muziek: Béla Bartok “Seven Pieces from Mikrokosmos”, Gyorgy Ligeti “Three pieces for 2 pianos”

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

Kinok

KunstenFestivaldesArts and de Munt (Lunatheater), Brussels (B) Choreography Anne Teresa De KeersmaekerBela Bartok, Sonata for solo violinThierry De Mey, Kinok(Beethoven, Grosse Fuge from Strijkkwartet in B dur Op. 133 by the Duke Quartet)

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

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

Expo 98 - Rosas short films

Expo 98, Lissabon (PT)Rosas: films + live muziek - "Tippeke" en "Rosa"

Kinok

KunstenFestivaldesArts and de Munt (Lunatheater), Brussels (B) Choreography Anne Teresa De KeersmaekerBela Bartok, Sonata for solo violinThierry De Mey, Kinok(Beethoven, Grosse Fuge from Strijkkwartet in B dur Op. 133 by the Duke Quartet)

Kinok

KunstenFestivaldesArts and de Munt (Lunatheater), Brussels (B) Choreography Anne Teresa De KeersmaekerBela Bartok, Sonata for solo violinThierry De Mey, Kinok(Beethoven, Grosse Fuge from Strijkkwartet in B dur Op. 133 by the Duke Quartet)

Kinok

Lunatheater, Brussels (B) Choreography Anne Teresa De KeersmaekerBela Bartok, Sonata for solo violinThierry De Mey, Kinok(Beethoven, Grosse Fuge from Strijkkwartet in B dur Op. 133 by the Duke Quartet)

Kinok

KunstenFestivaldesArts and de Munt (Lunatheater), Brussels (B) Choreography Anne Teresa De KeersmaekerBela Bartok, Sonata for solo violinThierry De Mey, Kinok(Beethoven, Grosse Fuge from Strijkkwartet in B dur Op. 133 by the Duke Quartet)

Kinok

Octobre en Normandie, Rouen (F) Choreography Anne Teresa De KeersmaekerBela Bartok, Sonata for solo violinThierry De Mey, Kinok(Beethoven, Grosse Fuge from Strijkkwartet in B dur Op. 133 by the Duke Quartet)

Kinok

Octobre en Normandie, Rouen (F) Choreography Anne Teresa De KeersmaekerBela Bartok, Sonata for solo violinThierry De Mey, Kinok(Beethoven, Grosse Fuge from Strijkkwartet in B dur Op. 133 by the Duke Quartet)

Kinok

deSingel, Antwerp (B) Choreography Anne Teresa De KeersmaekerBela Bartok, Sonata for solo violinThierry De Mey, Kinok(Beethoven, Grosse Fuge from Strijkkwartet in B dur Op. 133 by the Duke Quartet)

Kinok

deSingel, Antwerp (B) Choreography Anne Teresa De KeersmaekerBela Bartok, Sonata for solo violinThierry De Mey, Kinok(Beethoven, Grosse Fuge from Strijkkwartet in B dur Op. 133 by the Duke Quartet)

Kinok

De Warande, Turnhout (B) Choreography Anne Teresa De KeersmaekerBela Bartok, Sonata for solo violinThierry De Mey, Kinok(Beethoven, Grosse Fuge from Strijkkwartet in B dur Op. 133 by the Duke Quartet)

Kinok

Central Studios, Utrecht (NL) Choreography Anne Teresa De KeersmaekerBela Bartok, Sonata for solo violinThierry De Mey, Kinok(Beethoven, Grosse Fuge from Strijkkwartet in B dur Op. 133 by the Duke Quartet)

Kinok

Central Studios, Utrecht (NL) Choreography Anne Teresa De KeersmaekerBela Bartok, Sonata for solo violinThierry De Mey, Kinok(Beethoven, Grosse Fuge from Strijkkwartet in B dur Op. 133 by the Duke Quartet)

Kinok

Central Studios, Utrecht (NL) Choreography Anne Teresa De KeersmaekerBela Bartok, Sonata for solo violinThierry De Mey, Kinok(Beethoven, Grosse Fuge from Strijkkwartet in B dur Op. 133 by the Duke Quartet)

Kinok

Central Studios, Utrecht (NL) Choreography Anne Teresa De KeersmaekerBela Bartok, Sonata for solo violinThierry De Mey, Kinok(Beethoven, Grosse Fuge from Strijkkwartet in B dur Op. 133 by the Duke Quartet)

Kinok

Lunatheater, Brussels (B) Choreography Anne Teresa De KeersmaekerBela Bartok, Sonata for solo violinThierry De Mey, Kinok(Beethoven, Grosse Fuge from Strijkkwartet in B dur Op. 133 by the Duke Quartet)

Kinok

Lunatheater, Brussels (B) Choreography Anne Teresa De KeersmaekerBela Bartok, Sonata for solo violinThierry De Mey, Kinok(Beethoven, Grosse Fuge from Strijkkwartet in B dur Op. 133 by the Duke Quartet)

Kinok

Lunatheater, Brussels (B) Choreography Anne Teresa De KeersmaekerBela Bartok, Sonata for solo violinThierry De Mey, Kinok(Beethoven, Grosse Fuge from Strijkkwartet in B dur Op. 133 by the Duke Quartet)

Mikrokosmos

Opéra de Dijon, Dijon (F)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

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”

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”