Israel made his debut as a Baroque guitar soloist in 2010 at the Early Music Festival in Utrecht. His CD releases include recordings of renaissance as well as baroque repertoire with The Royal Wind Music and The Netherlands Bach Society. His debut solo CD Raclerie Universelle was released in 2013.

In 2014 Israel was invited to lead the basso-continuo section of ensemble MusicAeterna during their European concert tour of Purcell's Dido & Aeneas.

This season Israel will be joining the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra for its performances of Bach's John Passion and Christmas Oratorio.