Our next performance:      


A concert to

Celebrate 100 Years of the BBC!

4pm Saturday 10 December 2022

In aid of Cambridge City Foodbank


Atrium Theatre
Chesterton Community College
Gilbert Road
Cambridge CB4 3NY


to include the themes from
The Apprentice
Dr Who
Desert Island Discs
and more
– with a few festive pieces as well!


Tickets: adults £10, children FREE

Online booking:

or for an extra £2 you can have tickets posted to you
– have the date, time, name of the orchestra and venue to hand,
then call

0333 666 3366


– any remaining tickets will be sold on the door




Future Concerts


7pm Sunday 12 March 2023

Hear, There and Everywhere – a World of Women Composers

Please note slightly earlier time. This evening concert, to be held
in West Road Concert Hall, 11 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DP,
will feature music by women composers and will focus
on their contribution to the light-orchestral repertoire
– in recognition of International Women’s Day (the previous Wednesday).
In aid of various women’s charities.
Supported by the Ambache Charitable Trust.


7.30pm Saturday 1 July 2023

An evening concert to raise funds for the
Motor Neurone Disease Association (Cambridgeshire branch).
Venue to be announced.


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The CCO is an amateur orchestra in Cambridge (UK) that specialises in light music.
It gives regular concerts throughout the year within the community.



Money raised for other charities in recent years

We are a registered charity (263524) and most of our concerts
are fundraising events in association with other charities.

2020 – £300         (running total £23,450)
2019 – £3,250     (running total £23,150)
2018 – £1,400     (running total £19,900)
2017 – £2,500     (running total £18,500)
2016 – £5,000     (running total £16,000)
2015 – £4,000     (running total £11,000)
2014 – £2,500        (running total £7,000)
2013 – £3,500        (running total £4,500)
2012 – £1,000        (running total £1,000)


Our President is Brian Kay

Our Patron is the Mayor of Cambridge