Here perform the most prestigious artists of the international jazz, rock, pop, world, song-writer music scene. The stage is surrounded by terraced risers all around the orchestra. The suspended ceiling – a great architectural innovation – is made of 26 cherry-wood shells. Parterre and galleries as well are covered with wood that guarantees perfect acoustics.
The Santa Cecilia Hall is one of the largest in Europe and hosts the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia's symphonic season. Its architectural features create a spectacular setting, which is why leading multinationals request this hall as a venue for prestigious conventionsand it is also chosen to host the premières at the International Rome Film Festival. The hall is particularly suited to official ceremonies, and perfect for holding all kinds of high-profile events.
The stage is in a central position and surrounded by "terraced" risers which encircle the orchestra during performances and enable speakers to communicate on a 360-degree basis. The big conceptual innovation is the suspended acoustic ceiling composed of 26 cherry-wood shells with a total surface area of over 4,000 square meters. The stalls and galleries are also covered with cherry wood, guaranteeing exceptional acoustics, thanks to the aid of texture curtains on all the hall perimeter.
2,744 (stalls 966, gallery 1,778)
Seats for the disabled: 14 (in stalls)
Overall dimension of the hall:
length 76,80 m, width 54,40 m
width max 25 m min 11 m, depth 15,50 m
Average height to ceiling:
19,50 m (from lower stalls)
Number of entrances:
8 to stalls, 16 to galleries
6 lifts (2 in lower stalls, 2 in upper stalls and gallery, 2 in upper circle) 1 service lift + 1 lift from the ring street to dressing rooms
optional PSTN connection (telephone) and LAN network (internet-intranet) WI-FI network with simultaneous accesses with 10 Mbps unlimited sync broadband
1 control room – digital cabling for recording
6 interpreters’ booths, A/V projection, cinema, amplification
The Fondazione Musica per Roma was established in 2004 after changing the original business name of public limited company that was founded in 1999. The Musica per Roma Foundation manages the Auditorium Parco della Musica. The large structure designed by Renzo Piano has established itself as an extraordinary "culture factory". Musica per Roma Foundation promotes its development through a rich and varied music programming, film premieres, theatre performances, art exhibitions, literary festivals, major events and exhibitions as well as congresses, conferences, and institutional meetings.
The Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia is one of the oldest musical institutions in the world. Officially founded in 1585, it has evolved over the centuries from an organization of largely "local" musicians to a modern academy and symphonic concert organization of international repute. Uniting an academic body of 100 of the most illustrious exponents of culture and music with a symphonic orchestra and chorus that are among the most internationally renowned, the Accademia carries out professional musical training and conserves an extremely rich historical patrimony, thus reflecting its own multi-century history.
The Fondazione Cinema per Roma was established in February 2007 to promote cinema at a local, national and international level. Always committed to revitalize and support the audiovisual industry in Rome and the Lazio region with an artistic and industrial approach, it supports the dissemination of film culture among audiences, especially young people.
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