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   "Kaleidoscope, the conductor-free orchestra of young L.A. musicians, offered the first program of its fifth season. The players make all the choices together, regularly change positions so that there is no hierarchy and essentially espouse democracy with each piece. The same goes for its attitude toward the audience — admission is pay what you can. Living composers are always included in the programs, and this season the emphasis is on women."

"Kaleidoscope, the conductor-free orchestra of young L.A. musicians, offered the first program of its fifth season. The players make all the choices together, regularly change positions so that there is no hierarchy and essentially espouse democracy with each piece. The same goes for its attitude toward the audience — admission is pay what you can. Living composers are always included in the programs, and this season the emphasis is on women."

   "Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra, a conductorless ensemble in Los Angeles, started a competition for performers as a way to spark interesting programming: It’s open to anyone, anywhere, on any instrument, playing a piece of their choice written for soloist and orchestra."

"Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra, a conductorless ensemble in Los Angeles, started a competition for performers as a way to spark interesting programming: It’s open to anyone, anywhere, on any instrument, playing a piece of their choice written for soloist and orchestra."

   "An afternoon with the Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra is unlike that with any other ensemble I know of - at least until others start copying them."

"An afternoon with the Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra is unlike that with any other ensemble I know of - at least until others start copying them."

   "Now in its fourth season, the Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra, which was featured recently in the L.A. Philharmonics "Noon to Midnight" marathon, is one of several new orchestral ensembles that have emerged in Los Angeles."

"Now in its fourth season, the Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra, which was featured recently in the L.A. Philharmonics "Noon to Midnight" marathon, is one of several new orchestral ensembles that have emerged in Los Angeles."

   "A Kaleidoscope performance adds layers of intensity to the usual chamber orchestra"

"A Kaleidoscope performance adds layers of intensity to the usual chamber orchestra"

   "a tour de force"

"a tour de force"

   "What stood out on Friday was that the musicians in Kaleidoscope were clearly having fun"

"What stood out on Friday was that the musicians in Kaleidoscope were clearly having fun"

   "Believing that high ticket prices are one of the biggest road- blocks to the spread of classical music, this season Kaleidoscope is doing away with tickets, instituting a 'pay what you can' policy."

"Believing that high ticket prices are one of the biggest road- blocks to the spread of classical music, this season Kaleidoscope is doing away with tickets, instituting a 'pay what you can' policy."