The contest to assign the role of the famous Emperor’s wife starts on January 9 th . Read the rules below and take part in it.


UPDATE: deadline for video submission has been extended to February 12 th!


Get ready for an international casting in the time of social media. The contest developed in collaboration with RDS 100% Grandi Successi and named “Nero looks for Poppea” aims to find the female co-star of the "Divo Nero – Opera Rock".

Participating is easy as it gets. If you are 18 - 35 years old and you can both sing and dance you’re in the right place at the right time. Below you can find all the instructions to become the new Poppea.

  1. Download and carefully read the contest rules;
  2. Record a video up to 90 seconds in which you sing in Italian the "Donkey Milk" song and interpret in English "Donkey Milk";
  3. Upload the video on the web page related to "Nero looks for Poppea" on the RDS 100% Grandi Successi website within January 31 st within February 12 th;
  4. From February 1 to 12 please let people vote for your video and share it on social media.

The 10 finalists will comprise the 5 top rated candidates on the website and the 5 candidates selected by the qualified jury. They will all perform at the final event on Monday, February 20th (the event will start at 9.00 p.m.) at the Rome-based Teatro Greco. The performance will take place in front of Nero and a group of journalists and experts. Only one will get the part of the beautiful Poppea.

Download lyrics for "Latte d'asina" and "Donkey milk".

Download music for "Latte d'asina" and "Latte d'asina (base)"


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