The California Chamber Orchestra is the region’s professional chamber orchestra, made up of working musicians from southwest Riverside County, San Diego, and throughout southern California. The orchestra performs a season of four concerts as part of the Temecula Presents Classical Series, primarily at the Old Town Temecula Community Theater. The orchestra also performs occasionally at other venues throughout the region.

A “chamber orchestra” is distinguished from a “symphony” or “philharmonic” orchestra primarily by its smaller size. Our concerts typically feature between 10 and 25 musicians, depending on the works being performed. This small size gives our orchestra the flexibility to perform a wide range of music from early Baroque pieces, through the Classical repertoire, and on to music by today’s contemporary composers.