There is no more accurate or delicate way of putting this than Igor Toronyi-Lalic’s clinical description of the Dau experience in Paris in this brilliant Spectator review:
…. The only semi-intriguing thing for a music critic is that you get to see the erect cock of conductor Teodor Currentzis, who, playing the film’s central character, toys with a threesome, then gets sucked off. Now I’ve never seen Haitink’s todger or Rattle’s or Toscanini’s, so that was at least novel. One to tick off the bucket list….
Read the full review here.
And, conductors, if you must try this, please do it at home.
UPDATE: Dau is a series of feature films, visual art projects and live installations by the Russian director Ilya Khrzhanovsky. Other participants include the artist Marina Abramovic, opera director Peter Sellars and Peruvian shaman Guillérmo Arévalo Valera. Curentzis plays the title role.