The Counterpoints Foundation was founded in 2017 by harpsichordist Aljosja Mietus and recorder player Thomas Triesschijn. The Foundation furthers the field of historically-informed performance of classical music and brings this music to a wide audience. In order to achieve its goals, the Foundation cooperates with early music ensemble The Counterpoints. The ensemble consists of:

Thomas Triesschijn, recorder
Matthea de Muynck, violin
Petr Hamouz, cello
Aljosja Mietus, harpsichord

Click here for more information about the ensemble.

Together with the ensemble the Counterpoints, the Foundation engages in a variety of activities:

-Organizing cultural and educational events;
-Research into the field of Early Music and related matters;
-Producing and distributing media.

The board of The Counterpoints Foundation does their work pro bono. The board is formed by

prof.dr. Titus M. Eliëns, chairman
dr. Ben Krutzen, secretary
Inge Linders - Cappon, treasurer

Contacting the board is possible preferably by e-mail at, but the board can also be reached by phone or post.

Thomas Triesschijn: +31 6 30507290
Aljosja Mietus: +31 6 21678748

Kepplerstraat 241
2562 VM Den Haag

​The foundation is registered at the Chamber of Commerce under the registration number: 69380228. Fiscal number/RSIN: 857852978.