Auditorium Parco della Musica
Evento permanente

The Auditorium between sophisticated musical architecture and urban redevelopment

The history of the Auditorium begins in 1993 when the Municipality of Rome announces an international competition indicating the new seat of the Auditorium, a public-owned area, between the Olympic village and the Flaminio stadium. It is a degraded and abandoned area a few steps from the center of Rome.

Renzo Piano the winner of the competition with his Renzo Piano Building Workshop. The project was delivered on January 15th in 1995. The construction work presented initial difficulties. In November 1995 the remains of an ancient Roman villa were found. A variation to the project, presented in June 1996, allows its complete integration into the complex. In July 1999 the Municipality founded the management company Musica per Roma MpR S.p.A, in 2004 it was transformed into a Foundation with administrative, organizational, planning and cultural production tasks.

On 21 April 2002 the Petrassi hall and the Sinopoli hall were inaugurated. On December 21st 2002 the Santa Cecilia hall was inaugurated. In the first months of 2003 the complex was completed and began to operate fully.

The Auditorium includes:

  • Sala Santa Cecilia concert hall with 2744 seats,
  • Sala Sinopoli concert hall of 1133,
  • Sala Petrassi 673-seat multi-purpose hall,
  • Teatro Studio Borgna multi-purpose hall with 300 seats,
  • Studios large room  for testing and recording ,
  • Foyer and Spaces 150 meters of path and multipurpose rooms

Museum and exhibition spaces. In the internal garden, behind the large window between the bookshop and the ticket office, there is the "Pietra Sonante" by the Sardinian artist Pinuccio Sciola. A large monolith of rough basalt, etched longitudinally, with a series of slits, from side to side, which allow the production of a sound through loving caresses or energetic rubbing.

Relax and free time.

  • BART, the Auditorium's café,
  • SparTito the restaurant open for lunch and dinner
  • PerPiacere, the emporium of the Auditorium where can find refined and original objects, from jewels to ties, from bags to art objects and exclusive hi-fi systems.
  • Notebook, the Auditorium bookshop, where a wide range of books, CDs, DVDs. A place to read and / or listen to music.

Auditorium Parco della Musica Events

Auditorium Family: activities for the family. These are various initiatives organized to satisfy the curiosity of the little ones. From guided tours for children to choral singing workshops organized by Ambrogio Sparagna and Anna Rita Colaianni, up to the PlayJazz format,  jazz concerts conducted by Massimo Nunzi.

C'era una volta(Once upon a time):  guided tour for children. A visit - exploration to recount the Parco della Musica: from history to its architecture. A walk through the gardens of the park and another magical place: the vegetable garden on the roof of the Music

Every Sunday at 11:00

Duration : 50 minutes, maximum 30 participants, for children from 5 years accompanied

Reservations required: (before 6 pm on the previous Friday)

Info 06 80 24 12 81

Information Auditorium Parco della Musica

Winter: from October to March from 11am to 6pm

Sundays and holidays from 10 to 18

Summer : from April to October from 11 am to 8 pm

Sundays and holidays from 10 am to 8 pm

Guided tours:

Weekdays: Architectural visits by reservation only for groups of minimum 10 people.
Saturday, Sunday and holidays: departures every 60 minutes from 11:30 to 16:30.

Full price: € 9.00
Groups and over 65: € 7.00
Up to 26 years and students € 5.00

Tickets: The ticket office is open every day from 11 am to 8 pm. After 20 pm  ticket sales of evening concerts and closes half an hour after the start of the last event scheduled. The opening hours are anticipated at 10 am for the sale of only the events scheduled at 11 am, for example on Sundays

At the Auditorium Parco della Musica there is a large parking with 1000 seats, with seats reserved for the disabled

Auditorium Parco della Musica


  • 910, Termini / Piazza Mancini  stop
  • 53,Piazza Mancini / Largo Chigi stop
  • 982,V.le XVII Olimpiade /  Stazione Quattro Venti stop
  • 168,  L.go Maresciallo Diaz / Tiburtina Station stop


  • 2,  P.le Flaminio / Piazza Mancini stop


  • Metro A Flaminio stop and then take tram 2 or Roma-Nord railway, stop Piazza Euclide.

Contacts and Website

Infoline tel. 0680241281

ticket office tel. 892101 (paid service)   call center Zetema 060608,  online by credit card on