Claudio Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo first premiered in the Italian city of Mantua on the 24th of February in 1607. L’Orfeo is an allegorical opera in five parts and the plot is centered around the young demigod Orpheus, who defies even the laws of the underworld to bring back his beloved Eurydice. The opera was written in the borderland between … Continue reading The Music Innovatory of Lorenzburg Celebrates a lively 412-year-old!
The first batch of fragrant velvet mouches from the Princely Perfumery has arrived! Now, anyone can delight in the elegance and court culture of Lorenzburg’s history! We will soon open a shop where one can purchase souvenirs, flags and, of course, velvet beauty patches from the Princely Perfumery! In ancient days sumptuary laws regulated how many of … Continue reading First batch of velvet mouches from the Princely Perfumery of Lorenzburg!
The national anthem of Lorenzburg makes references to the constellation Corona Borealis (Northern Crown) and the banner known as the Oriflamme. Here is a translation of the lyrics from Swedish into English. In the translation the meaning of the text has been prioritized over rhythm and rhymes that are present in the original language. We … Continue reading There was no fairer Tabernacle! (The national anthem of Lorenzburg)