Candidate of Art Studies, Associate professor of P.I. Tchaikovsky State Conservatory of Moscow, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University.
He was educated at the P.I. Tchaikovsky State Conservatory of Moscow and finished graduate studies there. He defended a thesis on «Athanasius Kircher’s “universal muzurgia”: musical science in the context of early Baroque musical practice» (scientific advisers - prof. M.A. Saponov and prof. Y.N. Kholopov).
Since 1996 Nasonov has been teaching at the Foreign Music History Department of P.I. Tchaikovsky State Conservatory of Moscow. Since 1998 he has been working at the Journalistic Faculty of the M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University.
First of all, his research interests focus around the issues of music theory, music historiography and musical poetics of Renaissance and Baroque; church genres of Baroque music; problems of authentic performance. The author has more than 50 published scientific and methodical works, annotations to CDs.
Roman Nasonov is a constant participant of educational programs on the Radio Russia, and from 2010 till 2012 he was an author and anchorman of «The Music Magic» program on TV channel «Education».