Izzy was still a student at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama when she was snapped up and signed by Decca Records to make her debut album ‘Libera Me’.
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Izzy was still a student at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama when she was snapped up and signed by Decca Records to make her debut album ‘Libera Me’. She pioneered the classics in a fresh and innovative way, working with Craig Leon as her producer, who has worked with Pavarotti, Sting, The Ramones, Blondie and many others. 'Libera me' made number one in the classical charts, where Izzy was nominated Best Female Artist in the Classical Brit Awards.
Her music has now been embraced as a new force in the ‘healing music’ market for its spiritual and relaxing qualities. At this stage of Izzy’s career, she worked with other known artists such as Cliff Richard, Lionel Richie, Jemelia, Charlotte Church, Hayely Westera, Hear Say, Blue, Billie Piper, Atomic Kitten to name a few, and after hearing ‘New Dawn’ Bryan Ferry invited Izzy as his support act for his Stately Homes Tour.
The USA was becoming interested, and she was invited to perform at the Crystal Cathedral in Los Angeles for a network TV transmission with a 20 million anticipated audience. Izzy made her third appearance at the Royal Albert Hall in 2003 when she was part of a special BBC television series ‘Songs of Praise’ hosted by Aled Jones. She also makes regular appearances in the ITV Christmas Eve Specials with other British classical artists.
At the beginning of 2004, Izzy performed at the opening ceremony of Expo in Nagoya/Japan. Based on her success, she returned the following year, where her voice and music complimented the theme which was based on arts, culture and world peace.
In 2007, Izzy embarked on a new adventure as a guest entertainer on board the Crystal, Celebrity, Royal Caribbean, Cunard and Asuka Cruise Lines. Her travels took her to South America, South Africa, Mexico, Hawaii, South East Asia, USA and the Mediterranean. Izzy concluded the year singing on the maiden voyage of Cunard's Queen Victoria.