I just read in Le FIGARO the result of a poll. Readers chose the personnalities who made the year 2010.
In the category "classical music and dance" Philippe Jaroussky is third with 8% of the voters, the first one is Jonas Kaufmann, a baryton and the second one a young French "danseur étoile" (principal) of the Paris Opéra Ballet : Mathias Heymann.
It's a surprise for me, for I didn't know Mathias Heymann was so well known.
Here is an article (in English) with a picture of him ! He was named "étoile" in the ballet Onéguine on April 16th 2009 (and I was there
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you know I am a true balletlover and I couldn't resist sharing this with you !