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Nobody dies in the middle of his life


25th - 27th July 2019 radialsystem.de


With "Nobody dies in the middle of his life", Nico and the Navigators continue their successful format of staged concerts: How do we live with the certainty that we must die? Are there exercises with which we can prepare for this farewell? Should we make death a celebration, as Nietzsche suggested? Or would it be better to dance on the volcano beforehand?

With music by Johann Sebastian Bach, Franz Schubert, Leonard Cohen, Rufus Wainwright, Klaus Nomi and others, quiet and euphoric moments alternate in a lively musical debate - and represent the power of death as the measure of all life. 


Artistic direction:   Nicola Hümpel

Musical direction:  Matan Porat    

By and with          

Nikolay Borchev          (baritone)
Yui Kawaguchi            (dance and choreography)
Annedore Kleist          (speaker)
Julla von Landsberg   (soprano)
Ruben Reniers           (dance and choreography)
Ted Schmitz                (tenor)
Winfried Holzenkamp (double bass, E-Bass)
Elfa Rún Kristinsdóttir (violin)
Philipp Kullen              (drums)
Matan Porat                (piano)    

Room concept Oliver Proske

Light Fabian Bleisch

Costumes Cristina Lelli

Dramaturgy Ann-Christine Mecke

Artistic Assistance Alisa Hecke

Sound N.N.    

Production Judith Bodenstein, Raphael Reher



© Ruben Reniers  2019