The Piano Concerto No. 5 in E♭ major, Op. 73, known as the Emperor Concerto in English-speaking countries, is a concerto composed by Ludwig van Beethoven for piano and orchestra. The Piano Concerto No. 5 in E♭ major, Op. 73, known as the Emperor Concerto in English-speaking countries, is a concerto composed by Ludwig van Beethoven. Emperor Concerto, piano concerto by Ludwig van Beethoven known for its grandeur, bold melodies, and heroic spirit. The work was dedicated to Archduke Rudolf. Nicknamed the “Emperor”, Beethoven's last piano concerto is bursting with heroic themes and virtuosic cadenzas, as well as one of the composer's most tender. The title 'Emperor' seems to have stuck from the earliest performances of Beethoven's music, although I doubt it's a name he'd have given to a concerto which. Beethoven's last piano concerto dates from the beginning of May , when, with Napoleon's army besieging Vienna, the Austrian Imperial family and all of the. Beethoven's Fifth Piano Concerto (the “Emperor”) dates from , a difficult year for Vienna and for Beethoven. In May, Napoleon invaded. Title, Emperor. Name Translations, Концерт для фортепиано с оркестром № 5 (Бетховен); Concerto pour piano nº 5 de Beethoven; Piano Concerto No. 5; 第5號鋼琴. Beethoven's 'Emperor' Piano Concerto No. 5 opens in a manner unprecedented in a concerto: a series of magnificent flourishes from the soloist in a type of. Beethoven scored the "Emperor" concerto for woodwinds, horns and trumpets in pairs, timpani, solo piano and strings. Symphony No. 9 in C major, "The Great".