Roman Berchenko, born in 1961, is a Russian musicologist, Doctor of Sciences, Deputy Director of Radio Orpheus.
During 15 years Roman Berchenko have been working as senior researcher at the State Institute of Arts Studies, Moscow. His monograths include Musorgsky as Theatre Director (URSS, Moscow, 2003), In Search of Lost Meaning: Boleslav Yavorsky on the Well-Tempered Clavier (Classica-XXI, Moscow, 2005), numerous articles and other publications on J. S. Bach, the Russian music of the 19th century and the history of Russian musicology.
He has participated in the premiere edition of Musorgsky’s Boris Godunov in the first original version of 1869 (full score, Muzyka, Moscow, and Schott, Mainz, 1996). Roman Berchenko is also working as composer, conductor and music director in many theatres in Russia and abroad, also in movies and TV shows. Since 1979 he took part in more than 60 theatre performances, he wrote music for 5 motion pictures and 6 TV shows.
Roman Berchenko is taking part in many audio recordings and creative projects as a music producer.