...René Rumpold, a rubber-limbed comedian who can sing and dance, makes much of Gunther. He is destined for the type of roles Michael Crawford used to play when Vienna gets around to finding them.
...The weight of the performance attended on October 12 fell on the capable shoulder of René Rumpold as the soldier...
Many could take René Rumpold´s accurate, slimy Macheath as an example.
...only René Rumpold as Raoul de Gardefeu thrills with fine timbre and his compelling, humorous stage craft.
PARIS, musically the most demanding role, was superbly sang and acted by the Viennese tenor René Rumpold. Here is an ideal interpretation – a seamless combination of excellent vocalism and acting ability.
...René Rumpold (Roderick Usher) employs his flexible tenor voice with fine craft, showing top musicality and singing Glass as if this were the simplest task in the World. He embodies the gamut of emotions ranging from fear, desire for death and incest impeccably, while avoiding the pitfalls of outrage or embarrassment.
...René Rumpold, demonstrated his brilliant top range with aplomb.
...René Rumpold and Elisabeth Lombardini were vocally and dramatically captivating in the double roles of the actor couple, and lovers outside the theatre.
...many local stars have attempted Zaza in the musical. Bühne Baden was successful in winning René Rumpold – who recently performed the role in the spoken version of La Cage – to undertake this new musical production. He is undoubtedly the finest interpreter seen in the musical version in recent years, both here and internationally.
...a showcase role for René Rumpold, who stole the show as Pluto.
...thrilling, René Rumpold´s Eisenstein: choleric, grotesque, vain, nasty, and vocally excellent.
...the vocally excellent Basilio, René Rumpold, shone through his subtle comic talent.
...as Cole Porter, René Rumpold was in vocal top form and acted impressively.
...the balancing act between drama and musical comedy requires superb artistry. As one of the most intelligent performers in German Musical Theatre, René Rumpold is equally convincing in song and play. As Porter stands on the precipice of insanity, Rumpold compels and raises the evening beyond that of a song recital.