All our projects

All our projects

SEASON 2016-17 : OVERVIEW (ENG, NL, FR)

An overview of the season.

Sound & Vision (a liquid room)

Music and visual performance : preoccupation of an entire generation, for whom the musical moves between the eye and the ear.

4 events

23 rue Couperin

Karim Bel Kacem | Alain Franco

1 event

Zwarter dan Zwart | Noir De Noir

Between contemporary, Baroque and Renaissance repertoires. Eva Reiter, Tom Pauwels, Theresa Dlouhy.

3 events

Work/Travail/Arbeid

Work/Travail/Arbeid, conceived by AT De Keersmaeker, rethinks a live dance piece as an exhibition.

4 events & 1 article

Nerone (Clemens Gadenstätter)

Clemens Gadenstätter, Lisa Spalt

MITRA

Jorge León, Eva Reiter, George van Dam | Between opera, documentary cinema and installation |

WITHIN (Tarek Atoui)

WITHIN is a collaborative project investigating how deafness can influence the way we understand sound performance, its space and instru

1 event

BREATHCORE

A project by Michael Schmid and Christiane Huber

With Amir ElSaffar

Contemporary, Jazz & Maqâms

Piano & String Quartet (Fumiyo ikeda | Morton Feldman)

Choreography and solo performance : Fumiyo Ikeda | Live music : Jean-Luc Fafchamps & Ictus Strings

1 event & 1 article

American Lament (Ensemble Version)

Finn, Van Der Aa, Ictus

2 events & 1 article

CELESTIAL SCRATCHING

Ictus launches a new series of short concerts at Les Brigittines, concerts which have been conceived as a series of poetic interventions

1 event

Jardin Des Secrets (A Nocturnal Journey)

*At last, then, I am allowed to refresh myself in a bath of darkness!* (Charles Baudelaire)     An initiation, a ritual itinerary - in

1 event

Vortex Temporum (with Rosas)

Choreography: Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker | Music: Gérard Grisey

45 events, 8 articles & 1 audiofragment

the Lichtenberg Figures

AFTER BEN LERNER | MUSIC: EVA REITER

5 events, 1 article & 1 audiofragment

Concrete (Maud Le Pladec | Michael Gordon)

Music, dance, light

7 events

American Lament (studio version) | Pauwels & Van der Aa

Popular American music made strange, distortion and transformation through explosion of our ill-tempered tonality.

5 events, 1 article & 1 audiofragment

Ghost Notes

Ghost Notes moves between concert and choreography : for one cellist, a drummer, 2 dancers and a public.

3 events

Laborintus | For Times To Come

In Krakow, reunion with our dear Mike Patton.

1 event & 1 audiofragment

Death of Light

“No crucifixion has ever seemed so devastating”, wrote the composer about Grünewald’s Isenheim Altarpiece, which is the inspiration be

1 event

MEYOUCYCLE

**By Eleanor Bauer & Chris Peck / GoodMove & Ictus**

3 events

Rain (Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker)

Choreography : Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker | Music : Steve Reich

7 events, 3 articles & 1 audiofragment

Flute & Viola : Salvatore Sciarrino

Always very physical, at times suggesting the trace of a lightning flash, at times a beating heart in the night, Sciarrino’s music is

1 event

Pierluigi Billone: percussion solos

Works by Pierluigi Billone (°1960) performed by Tom De Cock

1 event

WET

Solo performance + jam @ BEAF (Bozar, Brussels) with a superb band of guest musicians. #1 Michael Schmid first : *on Microphony Consid

3 events

Welcome to Caveland !

Caveland : underworld, afterworld

1 event

DRUMMING with Rosas

Een van Anne Teresa De Keersmaekers meest fascinerende choreografieën.

4 events & 1 audiofragment

Un Sacre du Printemps

Experience a Sacre du Printemps immersed in the communicative pulsation of the music just a few meters away from the dancers and musicia

7 events

Crumb : Songs of despair and hope

Carefully amplified, the music produced by George Crumb’s piano, emanates from inside the instrument as much as it does from [...]

1 event

ANTIKE-FRAGMENTE (with Georg Nigl)

Nigl & Bernat : Kassandra by Xenakis

5 events

DRUMMING (with Ballet Opéra de Paris)

One of Anne Teresa De Keersmaekers' most fascinating choreographies - now by Ballet - Opéra de Paris

1 event

Aspern Suite (Salvatore Sciarrino)

for soprano and ensemble, after Lorenzo Da Ponte

1 event

MARTA (Mitterer | Steinbuch | Lagarde)

New opera by Wolfgang Mitterer. Original libretto by Gerhild Steinbuch. Staged by Ludovic Lagarde.

2 events & 2 articles

Jürg Frey : Quartet #2

Concert with commentary

1 event & 1 article

For Philip Guston

More than 4 hours with Morton Feldman : For Philip Guston, 1984

1 event & 1 article

Work | Travail | Arbeid (back in Brussels !)

Back in Brussels ! Ht Theater Fstvl | SEP 11 12 13

1 event

Factory !

Antheil in KORTRIJK

1 event

Quatuor pour la fin du temps

Olivier Messiaen, 1941, for clarinet, violin, cello and piano

2 events

Michael Gordon | Terry Riley

A minimalist evening in Handelsbeurs.

1 event & 1 article

Liquid Room VI : BERLIN

Four stages, many works and many guests...

1 event

Les Zébrides

Happy day in Opéra de Lille

1 event

Almost nothing is better than nothing

Concert-lecture : 20th century solo piano.

1 event

LEVINAS | LIGETI : 2 keyboards

Michaël Levinas & Jean-Luc Plouvier, pianos, e-keyboards

1 event

Gordon / Billone / Lanza / Appelbaum

A weird evening in Kaaitheater. Billone, Gordon, Lanza.

1 event

TIMBER in Berlin (Michael Gordon)

The public that surrounds the ensemble assembled in a circle for a 60-minute performance: **Timber** by the New York composer Michaël Go

1 event

Ballet Mekanique (for all audiences)

Do it yourself !

5 events & 1 article

Alter-Face

2 pianos by Georges Aperghis

1 event

Riley (a rainbow...) | Reich (Eighteen musicians)

Reich : Music for Eighteen Musicians (Bozar, Main Hall) | Riley : A rainbow in curved air (Bozat, Hall Horta) | With Synergy Vocals

1 event

What the Body does not Remember

Wim Vandekeybus, Thierry De Mey, Peter Vermeersch | Ulitma Vez & Ictus | 1987/2013 : revival with live music

7 events

SOLDAT (Stravinsky | Aperghis)

Igor Stravinsky : L'Histoire du Soldat   |   Georges Aperghis : Le Soldat Inconnu

7 events

One.Only.One

Concerts with commentary

CERCLES (in San Fedele, Milano)

Music & Video in Centro Culturale San Fedele, Milano

1 event

Wolfgang Rihm : Musik für drei Streicher

String trio.

2 events & 1 article

With Naomi Sato (sho) — Hosokawa, Cage, Yun

In offering us the fruits of his Japanese culture, Toshio Hosokawa teaches us to slightly adjust our musical ear.

1 event

Bozar Electronic Arts Festival, with Cédric Dambrain

Cédric Dambrain solo and in duo with Gerrit Nulens (drums)

1 event

An Index of Metals (Fausto Romitelli, Paolo Pachini)

Video-Opera, 2003

2 events, 5 articles & 1 audiofragment

Levinas | Messiaen : 2 KEYBOARDS

Festival in La Meije : new piece by M. Levinas for piano and electronic keyboards. Messiaen : Visions de l'Amen (two pianos).

1 event & 1 audiofragment

Focus on Eva Reiter

Open Music, Graz (Austria)

1 event

American Songs

Ictus fellows, conducted by Georges-Elie Octors

1 event

Mikrokosmos (with Rosas)

Choreography : Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker. Music : Béla Bartók, György Ligeti

4 events

ORFEO 14 (Helmut Oehring)

Helmut Oehring, after C. Monteverdi and J. Conrad, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the reopening of the Opera de Lille

1 event

Z1, from "Sufi Letters" (Jean-Luc Fafchamps)

Since 2000, Fafchamps is working on the development of a vast network of cycles – the Sufi Letters.

1 event, 1 article & 2 audiofragments

Territoires de l'Oubli

Concert with commentary in Lille Opera : Tristan Murail, Territoires de l'Oubli, 1977. Fabian Coomans, piano

1 event

Ballets Mécaniques (Dérive futuriste)

A Marathon-Concert in Opéra de Lille, 2012

1 audiofragment

This Is Not A Pop Song (II)

Edition II : Fafchamps, Reiter, Aperghis, Bauer/Peck, Schubert, De La Fuente

2 events & 1 article

Dada Solfège

A Dada / Futurist event in "Auditorium des Musées", Strasbourg

1 event

Liquid Room V (Subtilior)

A Liquid Room on 4 stages with guest performers of medieval music, and two premieres by Yeznikian and Guiraud

1 event, 3 articles & 1 audiofragment

SHELTER

... an oratorio, but with smaller forces: three sopranos and a large, mixed ensemble.

1 event

Avis de Tempête (Aperghis | Szendy, 2004)

Music and direction : Georges Aperghis. Libretto : Aperghis / Szendy after Melville & ...

1 article & 1 audiofragment

Berio / Bartok / Dillon : Violin Duets

George van Dam, Igor Semenoff

Blazek (2006)

Music for Eighteen Musicians

Music for Eighteen Musicians van Steve Reich : een monument uit de tweede helft van vorige eeuw.

Faune

Schoenberg / Giraud, Debussy / De Mey, Verrières / Ravel, Ictus, Marianne Pousseur, Georges-Elie Octors, François Deppe

George Antheil : Ballet mécanique

...de zelfverklaarde Bad Boy of Music uit het begin van de XXstye eeuw brengt Ictus het futuristische Ballet Mécanique.

Amor constante, más allá de la muerte

With Rosas, 994. Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Thierry De Mey

Brewaeys : dubbelconcerto (premiere)

Happy Birthday, Luc

Candid Music (2005)

Marathon-Concert

1 article

Chiffres (2001)

Francesconi / Müller : QUARTETT

Opera in three scenes by Luca Francesconi after Heiner Müller, staged by Àlex Ollé (La Fura dels Baus)

1 article

Conical Intersect

Roque Rivas, 2007

Sound & Body

Six Ictus Fellows have decided to take up the challenge of giving a concert without musical instruments.

2 articles

Counter Phrases (2003)

11 films by Thierry De Mey, choreographed by AT De Keersmaeker, set to music by 11 composers

1 article

die Hamletmaschine-oratorio (2000)

Oratorio by Georges Aperghis after Heiner Müller

1 article & 1 audiofragment

Francesconi : Fresco

Ictus + 100 musicians from 5 different brassbands perform in the streets of Brussels

James Dillon, Brice Pauset

1 article & 1 audiofragment

Happy End

Georges Aperghis, Hans Op de Beeck

1 article & 1 audiofragment

Homework

A music theatre performance on three platforms, by François Sarhan

1 article

Laborintus II (with Mike Patton)

Laborintus II with parts for narrator, 3 female voices, 8 actors, 17 musicians and tape | Recorded live at the Holland Festival, 2010

1 audiofragment

I Said I (with Rosas, 1999)

Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Jolente De Keersmaeker, Peter Handke. Fabrizio Cassol, DJ Grazzhoppa, Ictus.

Ictus & Octurn : Le Grand Gamelan

A jazz project with Bo Van Der Werf

2 articles

Ictus String Quartet

Steen-Andersen, Webern, Stravinsky, Ligeti

Introduction aux ténèbres (Raphaël Cendo, 2009)

Introduction Aux Ténèbres, to three texts of the Apocalypse, for bass-baritone, double bass, 13 players and live electronics

Jonathan Harvey: Bhakti

for fourteen instruments and quadraphonic tape, 1982

Labyrinth Ligeti

A complete Ligeti evening (Opéra de Lille and deSingel)

1 audiofragment

Just Before (1997)

3rd performance with Rosas

KINOK (with Rosas, 1994)

Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, De Mey, Bartok, Beethoven

L'Nfer

François Sarhan's pop evening

3 articles & 1 audiofragment

Liquid Room II

12 muzikanten spelen meer dan 15 composities op 5 verschillende podia in één ruimte en dat alles non-stop en op één avond.

La Frontière (Philippe Manoury, 2003)

Chamber opera by Philippe Manoury, libretto by Daniela Langer, directed by Yoshi Oïda

Kraft (2000)

Magnus Lindberg : KRAFT for orchestra and ensemble of soloists

1 audiofragment

La Monte Young

Trio for Strings, 1958

Liquid Room I

Contemporary music, but a way of listening to it as though at a rock festival or an electronic improvisation night, on 4 stages.

Lost Cowboy

Ictus String Quartet presents : John Adams, Øyvind Torvund, Béla Bartók, Luciano Berio, James Dillon

Liquid Room III : Darmstadt 2012

A seamless evening on three stages, related to the past and present of the Internationale Ferienkurse für Neue Musik of Darmstadt

3Abschied (De Keersmaeker & Jérôme Bel)

Gustav Mahler : Der Abschied (from "Das Lied von der Erde") - Transcription : Arnold Schoenberg

Misato Mochizuki : Portrait (2005 / 2006)

1 article & 1 audiofragment

Ma's Sequence 8

Riccardo Nova : piece for wind quintet and mridangam

2 articles

Marc Monnet (2005)

Bosse, crane rasé, nez crochu (for two pianos, ensemble, electronic sounds)

Matra

a cantata written by Oscar Bianchi for vocal ensemble, instrumental ensemble, 3 soloists and electronics

2 articles & 1 audiofragment

Maximum Efficiency

A florilege of Tom Johnson's music

Michael Levinas : La Métamorphose (opera)

La Métamorphose, opera by Michaël Levinas, based on Franz Kafka, preceded by Je, Tu, Il, a prologue from Valère Novarina

4 articles & 1 audiofragment

Mnemosyne

Brian Ferneyhough, performed by Michael Schmid

Naturale

Paul De Clerck plays Berio. Concert with commentary

Noces (with James Wood, 2000)

Two versions of Les Noces by Stravisnky : 1919 (with pianola, harmonium and two cimbaloms), and 1923

1 audiofragment

A History of Synchronicity (Liquid Room IV)

Paysage sous surveillance (2002)

Georges Aperghis, after Heiner Müller

Pierre Jodlowski : People / Time (2005)

People / Time tells a story, or rather, some stories : that one about a decaying leaf, those ones about roads, which white bands become

Professor (Maud Le Pladec)

Choreography and live music after "Professor Bad Trip" Cycle by Fausto Romitelli

1 audiofragment

Professor Bad Trip

Creation of complete cycle, Lessons I, II, III

1 audiofragment

Publiek Geheim | Secret Public

Shhhhhhhht...

1 article

Reich Evening (with Rosas, 2007)

1 article

Riccardo Nova : Drones (2001)

Carnatic rhythms and electric orkestra

1 audiofragment

RIHM / BASELITZ (strijktrio)

Wolfgang Rihm : Musik für drei Streicher for string trio, 1977 In MUba Museum, Tourcoing

1 event

Saint John ( Liquid Room for John Cage)

4 hours and 33 seconds

2 articles

Samarkand

Vivier, Fafchamps, Mochizuki

Strange News (Rolf Wallin, Josse De Pauw)

for actor, ensemble, surround souind and video screen

String Quartet in Lille

Francesconi, Nancarrow, Adams

1 event

Subtiele Lichamen | Corps Subtils

A chamber concert for flute, viola & harp. Debussy, Saariaho, Hosokawa

Talking Music (2004)

The Funerals

PARTS & GAME - The Funerals

2 events

Morton Feldman : Triadic Memories

Jean-Luc Fafchamps Plays Morton Feldman

1 event

Telegrams from the Nose

François Sarhan, William Kentridge, Daniil Harms

1 article

This is Not a Pop Song (I), 2012

Premiere van een performance project van Ictus rond een ‘band’-bezetting.

1 article

A day at the Opera

"Parcours musical" for children in Opéra de Lille

2 events

Wagner Dream

Opera by Jonathan Harvey and Jean-Claude Carrière, staged by Pierre Audi

3 articles & 1 audiofragment

The Wayward (after Harry Partch, 2010)

Works by Harry Partch arranged by Tim Mariën

2 articles

Tore (Marcel Berlanger, Cédric Dambrain, 2007)

Marcel Berlanger was born in 1965 in Brussels where he lives and works today.

Austerlitz (Combier | Nouvel)

Theatrical and musical piece, after the novel Austerlitz by Winfried Georg Sebald.

1 article & 1 audiofragment

wozzeck, with Sivadier (2007)

Opéra de Lille, 2007

2 articles

The Measure of Time (2008)

Ligeti, Leroux, Reich, Usher-Nancarrow

trio basso (2008)

Waits | Weill

T. Waits : songs from The Black Rider & Frank’s Wild Years | K. Weill : songs from Mahagonny, Dreigroschen Opera, Lady in the Dark

3 articles

With Salvatore Sciarrino (2002)

Introduzione all'oscuro | Le Ragioni delle Conchiglie | Centauro Marino | Quintettino N.1, etc.

(but if a look should) April me

Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker. Music by De Mey, Xenakis, Grisey, Stravinsky (Les Noces)

With Toshio Hosokawa (2005)

A portrait

Aventures (Ligeti Droulers Clayburgh)

1999, with Rolande Van der Paal, Romain Bischoff and Linda Hirst. Conductor : Peter Rundel.

1999

Some significant concerts in 1999

1998

Some significant Ictus concerts in 1998

2 audiofragments

1997

Some significant Ictus concerts in 1997

2 audiofragments

1996

Some significant Ictus concerts in 1996

1 audiofragment

1995

Some significant Ictus concerts in 1995

1 audiofragment

1994

Some significant Ictus concerts in 1994

1 audiofragment