The director of the orchestra is trumpeter Jan Hasenöhrl, who founded it in 1993.
CNSO regularly organizes subscription concerts in Prague and performs touring abroad.
Currently, the ČNSO agency is also organizing the Prague Proms Summer Music Festival, which attracts annually a program for audiences and visiting world-renowned artists. Chief Conductor Orchestra was named Libor Pešek at the beginning of 2007. From the 2007/2008 season, the ČNSO concerts in the Smetana Hall of the Municipal House in Prague.