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

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Avis de tempetes

Kaaitheater, Brussels (B)Performance of the opera by Georges Aperghis (composition and stage direction) for an ensemble of 10 soloist musicians and 4 singers-actors (soprano Donatienne Michel-Danzac, barytones Lionel Peintre and Romain Bisschoff, dancer-actrice Johanne Saunier), video (Kurt D’Haeseleer) and electronics (Sébastien Roux); Peter Missotten (scenography); Georges-Elie Octors (conductor)

Paysage sous surveillance

Agora festival / Ircam, Centre Pompidou, Paris (F)Music theatre production of Georges Aperghis for 2 clarinets, 2 pianos, 2 celli and 2 performers, based on a text of Heiner Müller (“Bildbeschreibung”); scenography and lights: Peter Missotten; video: Kurt d’Haeseleer (Filmfabriek)

Paysage sous surveillance - creation

Kaaitheater Brussels (B)Creation of “Paysage sous surveillance”, a new music theatre production of Georges Aperghis for 2 clarinets, 2 pianos, 2 celli and 2 performers, based on a text of Heiner Müller (“Bildbeschreibung”); scenography and lights: Peter Missotten; video: Kurt d’Haeseleer (Filmfabriek)

Paysage sous surveillance

Kaaitheater Brussels (B)Music theatre production of Georges Aperghis for 2 clarinets, 2 pianos, 2 celli and 2 performers, based on a text of Heiner Müller (“Bildbeschreibung”); scenography and lights: Peter Missotten; video: Kurt d’Haeseleer (Filmfabriek)

Paysage sous surveillance

Festival Wien Modern, Odeon Theater, Vienna (A)Music theatre production of Georges Aperghis for 2 clarinets, 2 pianos, 2 celli and 2 performers, based on a text of Heiner Müller (“Bildbeschreibung”); scenography and lights: Peter Missotten; video: Kurt d’Haeseleer (Filmfabriek)

Paysage sous surveillance

Festival Wien Modern, Odeon Theater, Vienna (A)Music theatre production of Georges Aperghis for 2 clarinets, 2 pianos, 2 celli and 2 performers, based on a text of Heiner Müller (“Bildbeschreibung”); scenography and lights: Peter Missotten; video: Kurt d’Haeseleer (Filmfabriek)

Paysage sous surveillance

Festival Musiques Action, Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy (F)Music theatre production of Georges Aperghis for 2 clarinets, 2 pianos, 2 celli and 2 performers, based on a text of Heiner Müller (“Bildbeschreibung”); scenography and lights: Peter Missotten; video: Kurt d’Haeseleer (Filmfabriek)

Paysage sous surveillance

Festival Musiques Action, Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy (F)Music theatre production of Georges Aperghis for 2 clarinets, 2 pianos, 2 celli and 2 performers, based on a text of Heiner Müller (“Bildbeschreibung”); scenography and lights: Peter Missotten; video: Kurt d’Haeseleer (Filmfabriek)

Paysage sous surveillance

Agora festival / Ircam, Centre Pompidou, Paris (F)Music theatre production of Georges Aperghis for 2 clarinets, 2 pianos, 2 celli and 2 performers, based on a text of Heiner Müller (“Bildbeschreibung”); scenography and lights: Peter Missotten; video: Kurt d’Haeseleer (Filmfabriek)

Avis de tempetes Creation

Opéra de Lille (F)Performance of the opera by Georges Aperghis (composition and stage direction) for an ensemble of 10 soloist musicians and 4 singers-actors (soprano Donatienne Michel-Danzac, barytones Lionel Peintre and Romain Bisschoff, dancer-actrice Johanne Saunier), video (Kurt D’Haeseleer) and electronics (Sébastien Roux); Peter Missotten (scenography); Georges-Elie Octors (conductor)

Avis de tempetes

Kaaitheater, Brussels (B)Performance of the opera by Georges Aperghis (composition and stage direction) for an ensemble of 10 soloist musicians and 4 singers-actors (soprano Donatienne Michel-Danzac, barytones Lionel Peintre and Romain Bisschoff, dancer-actrice Johanne Saunier), video (Kurt D’Haeseleer) and electronics (Sébastien Roux); Peter Missotten (scenography); Georges-Elie Octors (conductor)

Avis de tempetes

Opéra de Lille (F)Performance of the opera by Georges Aperghis (composition and stage direction) for an ensemble of 10 soloist musicians and 4 singers-actors (soprano Donatienne Michel-Danzac, barytones Lionel Peintre and Romain Bisschoff, dancer-actrice Johanne Saunier), video (Kurt D’Haeseleer) and electronics (Sébastien Roux); Peter Missotten (scenography); Georges-Elie Octors (conductor)

Avis de tempetes

Opéra de Lille (F)Performance of the opera by Georges Aperghis (composition and stage direction) for an ensemble of 10 soloist musicians and 4 singers-actors (soprano Donatienne Michel-Danzac, barytones Lionel Peintre and Romain Bisschoff, dancer-actrice Johanne Saunier), video (Kurt D’Haeseleer) and electronics (Sébastien Roux); Peter Missotten (scenography); Georges-Elie Octors (conductor)

Avis de tempetes

Festival Musica, Strasbourg (F)Performance of the opera by Georges Aperghis (composition and stage direction) for an ensemble of 10 soloist musicians and 4 singers-actors (soprano Donatienne Michel-Danzac, barytones Lionel Peintre and Romain Bisschoff, dancer-actrice Johanne Saunier), video (Kurt D’Haeseleer) and electronics (Sébastien Roux); Peter Missotten (scenography); Georges-Elie Octors (conductor)

Avis de tempetes

Opéra de Lille (F)Performance of the opera by Georges Aperghis (composition and stage direction) for an ensemble of 10 soloist musicians and 4 singers-actors (soprano Donatienne Michel-Danzac, barytones Lionel Peintre and Romain Bisschoff, dancer-actrice Johanne Saunier), video (Kurt D’Haeseleer) and electronics (Sébastien Roux); Peter Missotten (scenography); Georges-Elie Octors (conductor)

Avis de tempetes

Zenith de Nancy - Opéra de Nancy (F)Performance of the opera by Georges Aperghis (composition and stage direction) for an ensemble of 10 soloist musicians and 4 singers-actors (soprano Donatienne Michel-Danzac, barytones Lionel Peintre and Romain Bisschoff, dancer-actrice Johanne Saunier), video (Kurt D’Haeseleer) and electronics (Sébastien Roux); Peter Missotten (scenography); Georges-Elie Octors (conductor)

Avis de tempetes

Zenith de Nancy - Opéra de Nancy (F)Performance of the opera by Georges Aperghis (composition and stage direction) for an ensemble of 10 soloist musicians and 4 singers-actors (soprano Donatienne Michel-Danzac, barytones Lionel Peintre and Romain Bisschoff, dancer-actrice Johanne Saunier), video (Kurt D’Haeseleer) and electronics (Sébastien Roux); Peter Missotten (scenography); Georges-Elie Octors (conductor)

Avis de tempetes

Opening Festival Agora (Ircam), Paris (F)Performance of the opera by Georges Aperghis (composition and stage direction) for an ensemble of 10 soloist musicians and 4 singers-actors (soprano Donatienne Michel-Danzac, barytones Lionel Peintre and Romain Bisschoff, dancer-actrice Johanne Saunier), video (Kurt D’Haeseleer) and electronics (Sébastien Roux); Peter Missotten (scenography); Georges-Elie Octors (conductor)

Avis de tempetes

Opening Festival Agora (Ircam), Paris (F)Performance of the opera by Georges Aperghis (composition and stage direction) for an ensemble of 10 soloist musicians and 4 singers-actors (soprano Donatienne Michel-Danzac, barytones Lionel Peintre and Romain Bisschoff, dancer-actrice Johanne Saunier), video (Kurt D’Haeseleer) and electronics (Sébastien Roux); Peter Missotten (scenography); Georges-Elie Octors (conductor)

Avis de tempetes

Festival Musica, Strasbourg (F)Performance of the opera by Georges Aperghis (composition and stage direction) for an ensemble of 10 soloist musicians and 4 singers-actors (soprano Donatienne Michel-Danzac, barytones Lionel Peintre and Romain Bisschoff, dancer-actrice Johanne Saunier), video (Kurt D’Haeseleer) and electronics (Sébastien Roux); Peter Missotten (scenography); Georges-Elie Octors (conductor)