The two artists will talk about the joys and challenges of performing the great composer's music, and Ax will play a Beethoven piano sonata.
The event will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 9 in the Lynch Theater at John Jay College, 59th Street and Tenth Avenue in Manhattan. Information and tickets, which cost $25, are available at www.nyphil.org.
Aimard is performing Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3 on this week's Philharmonic subscription program under conductor Philippe Jordan, who is making his Philharmonic debut. There is one remaining performance, tomorrow at 8 p.m.