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 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


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”

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