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

Musica 2006

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

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

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

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

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"

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)