Antonioli’s nod to Joni Mitchell, Songs of Shadow, Songs of Light is brazenly infused with the fearless creativity that we, and she, salute Ms. Mitchell for time and time again.

Whereas Joni’s “Woman of Heart and Mind” was the voice of a younger woman struggling/realizing the pitfalls of womanhood, Antonioli’s darker, maturer voice not only cuts harder into those themes, it carries years of expectations, both fulfilled and missed, into the equation.