Artists fulfil wishes: With the art action PRESENT, NICO AND THE NAVIGATORS want to listen to people who were severely affected by the pandemic and reflect and process freedoms and restrictions during the pandemic together with them.

Empathy for the Devil


200 years of the Konzerthaus Berlin: Together with the Konzerthaus Orchestra, Nico and the Navigators will develop a production that focuses on the ambivalent relationship between supposed good and alleged evil.

Force & Freedom


A Beethoven Project: On the composer's 250th birthday, Nico and the Navigators and the Kuss Quartet question the aesthetic and political constraints and freedoms in which Beethoven's work was written.

JETZT - Force & Freedom


Beethoven Variations in Corona Times: At the centre of the evening is Beethoven's String Quartet op. 135, together with the dancer Yui Kawaguchi. This piece has an obligatory motto for the artists: "Must it be? It must be!".

FAITH TO FACE - Puccinis Suor Angelica


An education project with Kirill Petrenko & Nico and the Navigators: It is about humanity in an inhuman environment and the struggle for one's own dignity. Director Nicola Hümpel wants to bring out these contemporary aspects of the work with her ensemble Nico and the Navigators and the actors.

The Betrayal of images - La trahison des images


The treacherous look through the glasses: Augmented reality project for the 100th anniversary of Bauhaus

Nobody dies in the middle of his life


Rush of life and danse macabre: With "Nobody dies in the middle of his life" Nico and the Navigators continue their successful format of staged concerts.

The future of yesterday


Menschenbilder 2·0: In this production, three generations of Navigators set out in search of traces through the ensemble's twenty-year history.



SILENT SONGS into the wild


A staged concert: Nico and the Navigators embark on a journey through the world of Franz Schubert's songs to explore them in the here and now.

Petite messe solennelle 


A concert of bodies: With this staged version of Gioachino Rossini's little mass Nico and the Navigators whisks us off into a world of religious scepticism. 

In contrast to you


A tiny staged concert: With Popsongs from Ted Schmitz Nico and the Navigators stage a tender concerto with a loud counterpart at the Heimathafen Neukölln. 



Opera Stuttgart: Composer Philippe Boesmans and director Luc Bondy developed the Reigen into an opera in 1993. In Stuttgart Nico and the Navigators have now created their own version of this circular dance.

The hour we knew too much of each other


Ensemble-Production: Nico and the Navigators return to their roots and direct their magnifying glass again towards the matter of daily quirkiness.



A staged concert: Through a dialog with three musicians the countertenor Terry Wey and dancer Yui Kawaguchi search for the spirit Johann Sebastian Bach.

Angels' Share


An evening “navigated” by Nicola Hümpel that is peppered with British humour and a little snobbery – musical duels fought out between high culture and the alehouse.

Their Days are Numbered


Residenztheater Munich: Nico and the Navigators musically extend Elias Canetti's drama together with composer Detlev Glanert.

Shakespeare's Sonnets


HATE ME when thou wilt... : Nico and the Navigators take on this famous poetry and present it as object theatre together with the Puppentheater Halle.



Deutsche Oper: Nico and the Navigators create a Tableau Vivant around the life of composer Gustav Mahler.

Past productions

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