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

Orient imaginaire

Kaaitheater, Brussels (B)Riccardo Nova (“Drones”, new work), Fabrizio Cassol (“From Innocence to Influence”, new work), Terry Riley (In C); with Bl!ndman Quartet; Georges-Elie Octors (conductor)Production: Kaaitheater, Philharmonic Society of Brussels, Flanders Festival

Quintet Riccardo Nova

Opéra de Lille (F)Piece for wind quintet and Indian percussionist, Manjunath Basavanahalli

Primes

Kaaitheater, BrusselsRiccardo Nova 'Primes' for ensemble, indian musicans and electronicsComputer music assistance : Patrock Delges for CRFMW

Riccardo Nova

Milano Musica, Milaan (I)4 works by Riccardo Nova 'Ma's Sequence 7', 'Koraippu', 'Thirteen' and 'Seventeen' (creatie) and Fausto Romitelli's “Trash TV”; conductor Georges-Elie Octors

Professor bad trip

Festival Eclat, Stuttgart (D)15.02.2008:'PROFESSOR BAD TRIPFausto Romitelli :“Professor Bad Trip”: drie-delige cyclus for 10 musicians and electronics; 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"

Musiques croisées - A marathon

Opéra de Lille, Lille (F)Creation of a new marathon-programme: One evening, three concerts : Johannes Schöllhorn, Francis Ponge, Manuela Morgaine : L'Art de la Figue; Tom Johnson, Pierre Droulers : Maximum Efficiency; Riccardo Nova : Ma's Sequence, Thirteen. conductor: Georges-Elie Octors

Phichedelics @ Ircam

Centre Pompidou, festival Agora / Ircam, Paris (F)Creation of Ircam-commission to Alvarez Javier for steeldrums solo and ensemble and electronics and a new work by Riccardo Nova, as well as compositions by Samuel Sighicelli and François Narboni; Georges-Elie Octors, conductor

Liquid Room

Kaaitheater, Brussels (B)Festival-like concert on different stages without any breaks: music of Horacio Vaggione, Lois V Vierk, Riccardo Nova, François Sarhan, Cédric Dambrain,...

Liquid Room

Concertgebouw, Brugge (B)Festival-like concert on different stages without any breaks: music of Horacio Vaggione, Lois V Vierk, Riccardo Nova, François Sarhan, Cédric Dambrain,...

Matra / Keller Nova

Festival Eclat, Stuttgart (D)'MATRA' Oscar Bianchi + CREATIE Stephane KellerA cantate by the young composer and 'Ictus-fellow' Oscar Bianchi for vocal ensemble, instrumental ensemble, trio concertante and electronics; conductor Georges-Elie Octors; 3 soloists : Mike Schmid, Susanne Fröhlich and Rico Gubler; with participation of Neue Vocalsolisten (6). Stefane Keller : Driven (premiere). Riccardo Nova : Ma's Sequence

Primes

Opéra de Lille (F)Riccardo Nova 'Primes' for ensemble, indian musicans and electronicsComputer music assistance : Patrock Delges for CRFMW