Piano Concerto No.5

Ludwig van Beethoven

Piano Concerto No.5 in Eb Major

Op. 73 • “Emperor”

About this work...

As is true of many of the composer's works with nicknames -- e.g. the "Moonlight" Sonata, the "Spring" Sonata -- the "Emperor" moniker attached to Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 (1809) is not the composer's own. Still, there is hardly an adjective that could more aptly evoke the work's impress... read more