Genius: Picasso Music By Lorne Balfe
Following the success of the first season of Genius focused on Albert Einstein, National Geographics and Fox Television are back with the second season of Genius centered around painter Pablo Picasso. Starring Antonio Banderas in the role of the innovative artist and larger than life personality, this new season looks at the life of Pablo Picasso during the rise of Nazi Germany and his questioning of the role of art in such politically charged period. The bombing of Guernica will eventually provides the answer to his question.
Composer Lorne Balfe is back on scoring duties for this new season. The result is a gorgeous score mixing classical elements and Spanish musical touches. The soundtrack also features the show’s main theme composed by both Hans Zimmer and Lorne Balfe.