8 March 2014 marks 300 years since the birth of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, the son of Johann Sebastian Bach. C.P.E. Bach, who is widely regarded as the leading exponent of the Empfindsamer Stil (Sensitive style), produced a wide range of musical compositions in numerous instrumental genres. The anniversary year in 2014 encompasses some 185 events presenting the life and works of the composer. The main venues are found in the six Bach cities of Hamburg, Potsdam, Berlin, Frankfurt an der Oder, Leipzig and Weimar.
Of course, these cities also offer plenty of other reasons to visit Destination Germany besides classical music.