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Academy of Santa Cecilia: Its history in pictures
Since 2002, the orchestra has been housed at the Auditorium Parco della Musica designed by Renzo Piano, who also designed the Shard in London. The complex is situated in the north of Rome where the 1960 Olympics were held. The largest of the three concert halls is the Sala Santa Cecilia, which seats 2800. The auditoriums are structurally separate to ensure soundproofing, but joined at the base by a common lobby.