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

One only one

Kaaitheaterstudios, Brussels (B)Kaija Saariaho: "Noanoa" for flute and electronics; Janna Van Mechelen (flute); (production: Kaaitheater, Philharmonic Society of Brussels, Gele Zaal Gent)

Cello

Porto Cultural Capital of Europe in 2001 (PT)Magnus Lindberg: “Steamboat Bill Jr”, Jonathan Harvey: “Advaya”, Kaija Saariaho: “Près”, Gerard Pesson: “La Recherche de la Vérité”, Emmanuel Nunes: “Einspielung II”

Cello / de Mey

Friche la Belle-de-mai, Musiques Marseille, GMEM, Marseille (F)
Thierry De Mey (Tippeke; Musique de tables), Jonathan Harvey (Advaya), Kaija Saariaho (Petals; Oi Kuu)

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Festival international de danse contemporaine, Montréal (Can)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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

Spectral Music

Monty, Antwerp (B)Gérard Grisey, TaleaGérard Grisey, PrologueTristan Murail, Ou tremblent les contoursTristan Murail, Territoires de l'oublieKaija Saariaho, Oi kuu

Mouvement II

Luna/Kaaitheater, Brussels (B)Ictus FestivaKaija Saariaho, fragments from MaaBernd Alois Zimmermann, PrésenceKarlheinz Stockhausen, Der kleine HarlekinMauricio Kagel, Match

Mouvement III

Centre Pompidou (organisation: IRCAM), Paris (F)Bartok/Greenaway/De Keersmaeker, Rosa (violin + film)Kaija Saariaho, fragments from MaaBernd Alois Zimmermann, PrésenceKarlheinz Stockhausen, Der kleine HarlekinThierry De Mey, Kinok

Mouvement IV

Theater aan de Parade, Den Bosch (Nl)Kaija Saariaho, fragments from MaaKaija Saariaho, Oi kuuBernd Alois Zimmermann, Présence (violin, cello, piano)Karlheinz Stockhausen, Der kleine HarlekinThierry De Mey, Tiepeke

Mouvement

Cultureel Centrum De Velinx, Tongeren (B)StockhausenDe MeySaariahoZimmermann

Ouverture concert

Traiettorie festival, Parma (IT)conductor: Georges-Elie OctorsPieces by Jonathan Harvey, Magnus Lindberg, Yan Maresz and Kaija Saariaho

Kaija Saariaho

Kaaitheaterstudio's, Brussels (B)Soloists concert Kaija Saariaho

Mouvement IV

Vooruit, Gent (B)Kaija Saariaho, fragments from MaaKaija Saariaho, Oi kuuBernd Alois Zimmermann, Présence (violin, cello, piano)Karlheinz Stockhausen, Der kleine HarlekinThierry De Mey, Tiepeke

Mouvement IV

Theater De Vorst Tilburg (Nl)Kaija Saariaho, fragments from MaaKaija Saariaho, Oi kuuBernd Alois Zimmermann, Présence (violin, cello, piano)Karlheinz Stockhausen, Der kleine HarlekinThierry De Mey, Tiepeke

Mouvement

Stadsschouwburg, Brugge (B)StockhausenDe MeySaariahoZimmermann

Electric Ballroom

Biekorf / Cultuurcentrum Brugge (B)Works for soloists and electronicsKaija Saariaho “Près”Yan Maresz “Metallics”Luca Francesconi “Animus”Keiko Harada “Bone #”

Electric Ballroom

deVelinx, Tongeren (B)Soloists and electronics: Kaija Saariaho: "Petals"Yan Maresz: "Metalics"Javier Alvarez: "Temazcal" Kaija Saariaho: "Oi Kuu"Luca Francesconi: "Animus”

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Festival international de danse contemporaine, Montréal (Can)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Festival international de danse contemporaine, Montréal (Can)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Rosas Studios, Brussels (B)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Rosas Studios, Brussels (B)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Barbican Centre, London (UK)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Barbican Centre, London (UK)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Barbican Centre, London (UK)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Barbican Centre, London (UK)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Lisboa (PT)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Lisboa (PT)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Rivoli Teatro, Porto (PT)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Adelaide Festival, AustraliaDance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Muziektheater, Amsterdam (NL)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Muziektheater, Amsterdam (NL)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Muziektheater, Amsterdam (NL)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Adelaide Festival, AustraliaDance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Montpellier (F)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Frankfurt (D)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Frankfurt (D)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Hannover (D)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Théâtre de la Ville, Paris (F)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Théâtre de la Ville, Paris (F)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Théâtre de la Ville, Paris (F)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Théâtre de la Ville, Paris (F)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Théâtre de la Ville, Paris (F)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Théâtre de la Ville, Paris (F)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Rotterdamse Schouwburg, Rotterdam (NL)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Rotterdamse Schouwburg, Rotterdam (NL)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Rotterdamse Schouwburg, Rotterdam (NL)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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deSingel, Antwerp (B)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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deSingel, Antwerp (B)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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deSingel, Antwerp (B)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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deSingel, Antwerp (B)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Lunatheater, Brussel (B)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms

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Lunatheater, Brussel (B)Dance-production with Rosas: choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker; music performed by soloists of Ictus: Kaija Saariaho, George van Dam, Ictus Jungle Dept, Fabrizio Cassol, Johannes Brahms