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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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”